Gnosticism and the New Testament

by Pheme Perkins (Author)

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Release Date: Wednesday, December 1, 1993
Format: Paperback, 272 pages  6 x 9 inches
Publisher: Fortress Press
ISBN: 9780800628017
Depth: 0.75

Description Endorsements Table of Contents
In this helpful survey Pheme Perkins addresses:
  • The origins of Gnosticism
  • The search for pre-Christian Gnosticism
  • Gnosticism and Judaism
  • Gnostic materials and the sayings of Jesus
  • Gnosis and the Pauline tradition
  • Redeemer myths and New Testament hymns
  • Gnostic understandings of Jesus as heavenly revealer
  • The place of women in gnostic sects