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The Johannine Gospel in gnostic exegesis: Heracleon's commentary on John, [by] Elaine H. Pagels

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The Johannine Gospel in gnostic exegesis: Heracleon's commentary on John
Title
The Johannine Gospel in gnostic exegesis: Heracleon's commentary on John
Statement of responsibility
[by] Elaine H. Pagels
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Language
eng
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DLC
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1943-
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Pagels, Elaine H.
Index
index present
Language note
Based on the author's thesis, Harvard, 1970
LC call number
BS2615.2
LC item number
.P24
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Society of Biblical Literature. Monograph series
Series volume
no. 17
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  • Heracleon
  • Heracleon
  • Heracleon
  • Gnosticism
  • Valentinians
  • Johannes (bijbelboek)
  • Commentaren
  • Gnosticisme
  • Valentinianen
  • Valentinianismus
  • Gnosis
  • Gnosticism
  • Valentinians
Label
The Johannine Gospel in gnostic exegesis: Heracleon's commentary on John, [by] Elaine H. Pagels
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Publication
Note
Based on the author's thesis, Harvard, 1970
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: -- The Jesus of history and the gnostic Christ -- Significance of "gospels" in gnostic exegesis -- Historical data and theological insight: two points of view -- Exegesis of John in gnostic circles -- How representative in Heracleon? -- 1. Jn 1.1-4 in Gnostic exegesis -- Naassene exegesis -- Peratae exegesis -- Valentinian exegesis -- The theological basis of Valentinian hermeneutics -- Three Valentinian exegeses of Jn 1.3-4 correlated -- 2. The Johannine prologue in Valentinian exegesis -- Clement's attack on Valentinian exegesis -- Irenaeus' attack -- Heracleon on the prologue -- 3. John the Baptist (Jn 1.19-34) in Valentinian exegesis -- Three levels of interpretation -- Heracleon's criticism of non-Valentinian baptism -- The Valentinian sacrament of "apolytrosis" -- 4. The temple (Jn 2) in Valentinian exegesis -- The temple as an image of the eclesia -- Heracleon's criticism of non-Valentinian eucharistic theology -- The Valentinian sacrament of the "bridechamber" -- 5. Two types of conversion (Jn 4) -- The "centurion's so": an image of psychic salvation -- The "Samaritan woman": an image of pneumatic redemption -- Two "standpoints" in relation to the pneumatic "marriage" -- 6. Valentinian anthropology: "Generation" (Jn 8) and "seed" (Jn 4.35 f) -- Two interpretations: "determinism" and "free will" -- The "adoption" of psychics "by choice" and "by merit" -- "Natural generation" as election: the pneumatic "seed" -- Anti-gnostic polemics: the development of a theory of "free will" -- Synthesis: The experiential focus of Valentinian theology -- Psychic worship of "the image" -- the demiurge -- Psychic salvation and gospel history -- Pneumatic worship of the father of truth -- Pneumatic redemption as recognition of election
Control code
447422
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
128 pages
Isbn
9780687206322
Lccn
72010120
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)447422
Label
The Johannine Gospel in gnostic exegesis: Heracleon's commentary on John, [by] Elaine H. Pagels
Publication
Note
Based on the author's thesis, Harvard, 1970
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: -- The Jesus of history and the gnostic Christ -- Significance of "gospels" in gnostic exegesis -- Historical data and theological insight: two points of view -- Exegesis of John in gnostic circles -- How representative in Heracleon? -- 1. Jn 1.1-4 in Gnostic exegesis -- Naassene exegesis -- Peratae exegesis -- Valentinian exegesis -- The theological basis of Valentinian hermeneutics -- Three Valentinian exegeses of Jn 1.3-4 correlated -- 2. The Johannine prologue in Valentinian exegesis -- Clement's attack on Valentinian exegesis -- Irenaeus' attack -- Heracleon on the prologue -- 3. John the Baptist (Jn 1.19-34) in Valentinian exegesis -- Three levels of interpretation -- Heracleon's criticism of non-Valentinian baptism -- The Valentinian sacrament of "apolytrosis" -- 4. The temple (Jn 2) in Valentinian exegesis -- The temple as an image of the eclesia -- Heracleon's criticism of non-Valentinian eucharistic theology -- The Valentinian sacrament of the "bridechamber" -- 5. Two types of conversion (Jn 4) -- The "centurion's so": an image of psychic salvation -- The "Samaritan woman": an image of pneumatic redemption -- Two "standpoints" in relation to the pneumatic "marriage" -- 6. Valentinian anthropology: "Generation" (Jn 8) and "seed" (Jn 4.35 f) -- Two interpretations: "determinism" and "free will" -- The "adoption" of psychics "by choice" and "by merit" -- "Natural generation" as election: the pneumatic "seed" -- Anti-gnostic polemics: the development of a theory of "free will" -- Synthesis: The experiential focus of Valentinian theology -- Psychic worship of "the image" -- the demiurge -- Psychic salvation and gospel history -- Pneumatic worship of the father of truth -- Pneumatic redemption as recognition of election
Control code
447422
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
128 pages
Isbn
9780687206322
Lccn
72010120
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)447422
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