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The Gnostic scriptures : a new translation with annotations and introductions, by Bentley Layton

Label
The Gnostic scriptures : a new translation with annotations and introductions
Title
The Gnostic scriptures
Title remainder
a new translation with annotations and introductions
Statement of responsibility
by Bentley Layton
Contributor
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • cop
  • eng
Action
Committed to retain
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BT1390
LC item number
.G494 1987
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Layton, Bentley
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gnosticism
  • Gnosticisme
Label
The Gnostic scriptures : a new translation with annotations and introductions, by Bentley Layton
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes indexes
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [463]-466
Contents
  • I. Classic gnostic scripture -- Historical introduction -- The secret book according to John -- The Revelation of Adam -- The reality of the rulers -- The thunder -- perfect intellect -- First thought in three forms -- The holy book of the great invisible spirit, or, the Egyptian gospel -- Zostrianos (excerpts) -- The foreigner (excerpts) -- The three tablets of Seth -- Satorninos (according to St. Irenaeus) -- The gnostics (according to St. Irenaeus) -- "Other" gnostic teachings (according to St. Irenaeus) -- The gnostics (according to Porphyry) -- The Sethians (according to St. Epiphanius) -- The Archontics (according to St. Epiphanius) -- The gnostics (according to St.Epiphanius)
  • II. The writings of Valentinus -- Historical introduction -- Valentinus's myth (according to St. Irenaeus) -- Fragments of lost works -- Summer harvest -- The gospel of truth
  • III. The school of Valentinus -- Historical introduction -- Ptolemy's version of the gnostic myth (according to St. Irenaeus) -- A prayer of Paul the Apostle -- Ptolemy's epistle to Flora -- Treatise on resurrection (Epistle to Rheginus) -- The gospel according to Philip
  • IV. The school of St. Thomas -- Historical introduction -- The hymn of the pearl, or, the hymn of Jude Thomas the apostle in the country of the Indians -- The gospel according to Thomas -- The book of Thomas: The contender writing to the perfect
  • V. Other early currents -- Historical introduction -- The writings of Basilides -- The hermetic corpus (excerpts)
Control code
12665986
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed
Extent
xlii, 526 p.
Isbn
9780385174473
Lccn
85025234
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)12665986
Label
The Gnostic scriptures : a new translation with annotations and introductions, by Bentley Layton
Publication
Note
Includes indexes
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [463]-466
Contents
  • I. Classic gnostic scripture -- Historical introduction -- The secret book according to John -- The Revelation of Adam -- The reality of the rulers -- The thunder -- perfect intellect -- First thought in three forms -- The holy book of the great invisible spirit, or, the Egyptian gospel -- Zostrianos (excerpts) -- The foreigner (excerpts) -- The three tablets of Seth -- Satorninos (according to St. Irenaeus) -- The gnostics (according to St. Irenaeus) -- "Other" gnostic teachings (according to St. Irenaeus) -- The gnostics (according to Porphyry) -- The Sethians (according to St. Epiphanius) -- The Archontics (according to St. Epiphanius) -- The gnostics (according to St.Epiphanius)
  • II. The writings of Valentinus -- Historical introduction -- Valentinus's myth (according to St. Irenaeus) -- Fragments of lost works -- Summer harvest -- The gospel of truth
  • III. The school of Valentinus -- Historical introduction -- Ptolemy's version of the gnostic myth (according to St. Irenaeus) -- A prayer of Paul the Apostle -- Ptolemy's epistle to Flora -- Treatise on resurrection (Epistle to Rheginus) -- The gospel according to Philip
  • IV. The school of St. Thomas -- Historical introduction -- The hymn of the pearl, or, the hymn of Jude Thomas the apostle in the country of the Indians -- The gospel according to Thomas -- The book of Thomas: The contender writing to the perfect
  • V. Other early currents -- Historical introduction -- The writings of Basilides -- The hermetic corpus (excerpts)
Control code
12665986
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed
Extent
xlii, 526 p.
Isbn
9780385174473
Lccn
85025234
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)12665986

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