Gnostic Writings on the Soul: Annotated & Explained

Gnostic Writings on the Soul: Annotated & Explained

by Andrew Phillip Smith, Stephen A. Hoeller

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781594733796
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publication date: 08/18/2011
Series: SkyLight Illuminations
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 144
File size: 2 MB

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 and Explained, The Gospel of Philip: Annotated and 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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