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Echoes from the Gnosis

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Overview


Between 1906 and 1908, G. R. S. Mead published eleven small books under the series title "Echoes from the Gnosis." These books contain translations and interpretations of the Gnostic writings of the ancients. Long before the discovery of the Nag Hammadi Library, Mead translated these esoteric texts of various origins (Christian, Roman, Greek). He wanted to make this material accessible to the growing number of people at the time eager to encounter this ancient mystical religion based on an intuitive process of knowing oneself and the hidden aspects of life and existence. Upon the publication of the 100-year anniversary edition of the series, the appeal for this same material remains stronger than ever.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780835608411
  • Publisher: Quest Books
  • Publication date: 6/25/2006
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 560
  • Sales rank: 1,130,670
  • Product dimensions: 5.44 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 1.54 (d)

Table of Contents

G. R. S. Mead and the gnosis : a biographical essay
Gnosis and its echoes : an explanatory essay
Book 1 : The gnosis of the mind
Book 2 : The hymns of Hermes
Book 3 : The vision of Aridaeus
Book 4 : The hymn of Jesus
Book 5 : The mysteries of Mithra
Book 6 : A Mithriac ritual
Book 7 : The gnostic crucifixion
Book 8 : The Chaldaean oracles I
Book 9 : The Chaldaean oracles II
Book 10 : The hymn of the robe of glory
Book 11 : The wedding-song of wisdom
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