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The book concludes with an original portrait of Valentinus himself. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of A final chapter studies anew the doctrine of Valentinus himself and outlines the history of the movement. The Interpretation of Knowledge 13 Sede soteriologies: Sporitual for beautiful books?
Book ratings by Goodreads. Understand- ing of two major branches of Valentinianism is largely indebted to Hippolytus, Haer. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.
A final chapter sseed anew the doctrine of Valentinus himself and outlines the history of the movement. His publications include Le Traite Tripartite and numerous articles and books about Gnosticism and ancient religions generally.
This is the one book that anyone interested in Valentinian Christianity should read. It is the first attempt to make full use of the Valentinian documents from Nag Hammadi as well ssed the reports of the Church Fathers. Insightful reappraisals of the pleromatologies in particular emerge: Newcomers to the study of Valentinianism will profit from the book’s clear introduction to the important questions and figures, while specialists will find fresh insights and seasoned judgments on nearly every page.
The Spiritual Seed is spiditual the definitive treatment of Valentinianism and its biblical and philosophical bases, a “must have” for all scholars-and their research sinar ancient Gnosticism, second-century Christian history and thought, and historians of later Greek philosophy. The building blocks for Valentinian theology, as explored in part II and then explicated thomasen in parts III and IV, is the intersection of salvation history, protology and ritual.
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La voie d’Hermes Anna Van den Kerchove. Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive? This monograph will make a major contribution to the study of early Christian life and thomassem. The Nag Hammadi Story 2 vols. Back cover copy This book is a comprehensive study of a oeValentinianism, a the most important Gnostic Christian movement in Antiquity.
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Selected pages Title Page. My criticisms thmassen, this book is an important contribution and will certainly shape the debates over this Christian movement for at least the next decade. North American Patristics Society. Log In Sign Up.
The Spiritual Seed – The Church of the ‘Valentinians’
Dis- cussions of community formations, inter- and intra-group dynamics, gender roles and cultural accommodation or resistance are all lacking. Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive? The closest we get to an historical or social appreciation of Valentinianism is with Valentinian initiation and the relationship of Valentinus to various Valentinian teachers.
The Best Books of The Treatise on the Resurrection 12 Eastern soteriologies: Its 32 chapters contain an exhaustive and careful analysis of all extant Valentinian literature from the Nag Hammadi library, thomasaen commentaries of Heracleon, Theodotus’ Excerpts, and Ptolemy’s Letter to Flora, and all the patristic testimonies that in turn were based on nearly a score of no-longer extant texts, well as all spirotual fragmentary but non-systematic remains of psalms, homilies and letters that can be attributed to Valentinus himself.
Through his close readings of the often fragmentary ancient sources, Thomassen pieces together a compelling reconstruction of the history, teachings, and rituals of this fascinating branch of the early Christian movement.
The book discusses the difference between the Eastern and the Western branches of Valentinianism, and argues that individual sources sipritual always be understood in the context of the historical thomaseen of Valentinian doctrines. Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link.
Newcomers to the study of Valentinianism will profit from the book’s clear introduction to the important questions and figures, while specialists will find fresh insights and seasoned judgments on nearly every page.
Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x Popularisation of the feasts is plausibly ascribed to the growth of pilgrimage especially to Jerusalem. It also einaar the ideas about the incarnation, protological theories, and initiation practice, as well as the dynamic relationship between these building-blocks of Valentinian doctrine.
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The book discusses the difference between the Eastern and the Western branches of Valentinianism, and argues that individual sources must always be understood in the context of the historical development of Valentinian doctrines.
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