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Paradise reconsidered in Gnostic mythmaking : rethinking Sethianism in light of the Ophite evidence

Author: Tuomas Rasimus
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009.
Series: Nag Hammadi and Manichaean studies, 68.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work offers a new understanding of Sethianism and the origins of Gnosticism by examining the mythology in and social reality behind a group of texts to which certain leaders of the early church occasionally attached the label 'Ophite'.
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Named Person: Adam (biblisk gestalt); Eva (biblisk gestalt)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tuomas Rasimus
ISBN: 9789004173231 9004173234
OCLC Number: 428823325
Notes: Revision of the author's thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Helsinki and Université Laval, 2006.
Description: xx, 355 pages, [20] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: pt. I. Introduction. Rethinking Sethianism --
pt. II. Myth and innovation. The serpent --
The creator and the Archons --
Sophia, Eve and gnosis --
Adam and Christ --
The pillars of Seth : Sethianization of Ophite and Barbeloite myths --
pt. III. Ritual. Evidence for Ophite snake worship --
Anathema Iesous : Origen on the Ophite cursing of Jesus --
The Ophite seal, Sethian baptism and the Johannine prologue.
Series Title: Nag Hammadi and Manichaean studies, 68.
Responsibility: by Tuomas Rasimus.

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