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Practicing Gnosis

Practicing Gnosis

Ritual, Magic, Theurgy and Liturgy in Nag Hammadi, Manichaean and Other Ancient Literature. Essays in Honor of Birger A. Pearson

Practicing Gnosis( )
Editor: DeConick, April
Shaw, Gregory
Turner, John D.
Series title:Nag Hammadi and Manichaean Studies
ISBN:978-90-04-25629-3
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:BRILL
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $233.00
Book Description:

The essays in Practicing Gnosisdemonstrate that the Gnostics were not necessarily trendy intellectuals seeking epistomological certainities. Instead, this book explores how Gnostics were seeking religious experiences that relied on practices including ritual, magic, liturgy, and theurgy. This book celebrates the career of Birger A. Pearson.

Book Details
Pages:574
Detailed Subjects: Religion / Gnosticism
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):0.624 x 0.936 Inches
Book Weight:2.235 Pounds

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