Gnostic Writings on the Soul: Annotated & Explained

Gnostic Writings on the Soul: Annotated & Explained

by Stephen A. Hoeller PhD (Foreword by)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781594732201
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publication date: 03/01/2007
Series: SkyLight Illuminations Series
Edition description: Annotated
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 710,153
Product dimensions: 2.17(w) x 3.35(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Andrew Phillip Smith has been investigating early Christianity and Gnosticism for over a decade, sharing the results in presentations and writings. He is the author of The Lost Sayings of Jesus: Teachings from Ancient Christian, Jewish, Gnostic and Islamic Sources—Annotated & Explained; The Gospel of Philip: Annotated & Explained (all SkyLight Paths) and The Gospel of Thomas: A New Version Based on Its Inner Meaning.

Stephan A. Hoeller, PhD, is professor emeritus of comparative religions at the College of Oriental Studies in Los Angeles. He is a frequent lecturer on Gnosticism and other spiritual traditions, and is the author of Gnosticism: New Light on the Ancient Tradition of Inner Knowing and two other books on the relationship of Gnosticism to Jungian psychology.

Table of Contents

Foreword ix
Introduction xiii
A Note on the Translation xli

The Exegesis on the Soul 1
The Hymn of the Pearl 45

Notes 89
Suggestions for Further Reading 91

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