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Summary ✓ Paradise Reconsidered in Gnostic Mythmaking Rethinking Sethianism in Light of the Ophite Evidence review ¾ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ñ Tuomas Rasimus Tes the Genesis paradise story and is attested for example in Irenaeus’ Adversus haereses 130 The Apocryphon of John and On the Origin of the World the snake’s advice to eat of the tree of knowledge is considered positive the creator and his angels are turned into demonic beasts a.

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Summary ✓ Paradise Reconsidered in Gnostic Mythmaking Rethinking Sethianism in Light of the Ophite Evidence review ¾ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ñ Tuomas Rasimus This book 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’ In the uniue Ophite mythology which rewri.

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Summary ✓ Paradise Reconsidered in Gnostic Mythmaking Rethinking Sethianism in Light of the Ophite Evidence review ¾ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ñ Tuomas Rasimus Nd the true Godhead is presented as an androgynous heavenly projection of Adam and Eve It is argued that Hans Martin Schenke’s influential model of the ‘Sethian system’ only reveals part of a larger whole to which the Ophite material belongs as an important and organic component.

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  • Hardcover
  • 376
  • Paradise Reconsidered in Gnostic Mythmaking Rethinking Sethianism in Light of the Ophite Evidence
  • Tuomas Rasimus
  • English
  • 06 February 2020
  • 9789004173231