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“Bentley Layton’s “The Gnostic Scriptures is the one indispensable book for the understanding of Gnosis and Gnosticism. No other translations are within. The Gnostic Scriptures [Bentley Layton] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Bentley Layton’s The Gnostic Scriptures is the one indispensable. The Gnostic Scriptures: A New Translation with Annotations and Introductions by (Anchor Bible Reference Library) by Bentley Layton (August 01, ) [Bentley.

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Published August 1st by Anchor Bible first published June 3rd Includeds maps and tables ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. This book contains primary source material for Gnostic writings along with introductions by layto author that put things into historical context.

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It gives you a different and fresh perspective on “the Jesus Movement”. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. As a practicing Wiccan, I found this to be enriching to my personal laytton And enriching to my understanding of the christ. Fun to see where all that mysticism in Aeon Flux came from, and I was also genuinely interested in early Christian schisms and heresies. It is a very interesting revelation.


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I only wish it was available in Kindle format! Solomoreno rated it it was amazing Jun 05, Bentley Layton’s translation of gnostic scriptures provides a great supplement to Robinson’s Nag Hammadi Library.

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The Gnostic Scriptures 1 2 Aug 17, Learn more about Amazon Prime. Customers who viewed this item gbostic viewed. The actually text includes footnotes that provide helpful elucidation of obscure content and there are marginal references that direct the reader’s attention to other passages that can contribute to an understanding of the text.

If you call yourself a Christian, buy this book and read it. Open Preview See a Problem? Write a customer review. May 03, Evelyn R rated it really liked it. The Gnostics according to St Epiphanius. The Bentlfy of St. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Even if you have every other book about Gnosticism you must read this also, because it’s the most complete, covering some of the more shocking and unpleasant imo versions of ancient Gnosticism, which must be read and processed if one is to really understand it in all its permutations.


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The Gnostic Scriptures: Ancient Wisdom for the New Age by Bentley Layton

There are “teachings” and gospels that hearken back to the canon, as well as there being some out there stuff. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

Cher rated it liked it Jan 18, His collection of scriptures includes tractates that are not in Nag Hammadi such as the Hermetic text “Poimandres.

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