Buy The Gnostic Religion 3rd ed. by Hans Jonas (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. The gnostic religion: the message of the alien God and the beginnings of Christianity / Hans Jonas.—3rd ed. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and. Hans Jonas was a German-born American Jewish philosopher, from to the Alvin For example, The Gnostic Religion, based on his early research on the Gnosis and first published in , was for many years the standard work in.

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Customers who viewed this item also viewed. If you have read this far I thank you, sorry this didn’t turn out to be informative. Living with the Gods. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Such a lifespan is exceedingly rare for an academic book, and surprising for a book so technical in its treatment of such an arcane topic. Michel Weber and Will Desmond eds. Ancient Gnosticism is portrayed in opposition to the classical view of the cosmos as an “order” which is the translation of the Greek “cosmos”.

There’s a problem loading this menu right now. My library Help Advanced Book Search. This book covers the beliefs and the differences between the beliefs of various sects. In this powerful, illuminating work, Jonas traces the directions of classical western thought in the centuries prior to the birth of Christ, a period in which Greek-centred Hellenism spread throughout the eastern Mediterranean and Middle-Eastern world, working its way into the cultural and belief systems that had preceded it as Greek itself became the language of choice for serious discourse.


Reading Jonas is always a pleasure; the way he divides and presents the field is still useful, despite the many discoveries that have occurred since book’s publication. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

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Jonas provides a broad sweep of the conditions at the time Gnosticism developed at the beginning of the Christian era. In Search of Ethics for the Religio Age. Review “Using the few sources available to him with penetrating insight, Jonas reconstructed the Gnostic worldview Don’t have a Kindle?

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ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Will I go out and buy a book with all of the works mentioned in here in translation? Amazon Giveaway allows you to run religioon giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new reigion and customers. Jonas explores and unravels the intricate fabric of Gnostic religious thought that developed concurrently with early Christianity. Sold by Greenway35 and ships from Gnoshic Fulfillment.

Jonas sketches a narrative of this interest in his introductions to successive editions of the book. Like Mead, Jonas takes the worldview of the “gnostics” seriously, though he relates them to his intellectual generation and existentialism rather than to Mead and his generation’s theosophy.

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The More of Less. Account Options Sign in. It’s a weak point that Rudolph’ s super-detailed book, being jnas recent, doesn’t have. The book is interesting. The Gnostic Gospels Paperback. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.


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Brown has popularized is kind of a watered down version of what Gnostic thought actually was or maybe not, as I hadn’t read much about this prior to this book, and knew most of what I knew from the back of books and from other reputable sources, my knowledge of Mr. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Explore relifion Home Gift Guide.

He is truly an alien god. Explore the Home Gift Guide. In Search of an Ethics for the Technological Age.