- What Is Gnosticism?
- Karen L. King
- 09 July 2018
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What Is Gnosticism? Free read ½ 108 Karen L. King ´ 8 Free read A distinctive Christian heresy A competitor of burgeoning Christianity A pre Christian folk religion traceable to Oriental syncretism How. The title of this book What is Gnosticism is a trick uestion Gnosticism doesn t exist other than as a concept that was reified as scholars projected a working construct back onto the ancient world
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What Is Gnosticism? Free read ½ 108 Karen L. King ´ 8 Free read Do we account for the disparate ideas writings and practices that have been placed under the Gnostic rubric To do so Karen King says we. Despite the seemingly simplistic title this is not exactly a primer on the subject but it does serve as a useful introduction nevertheless King essentially spends the book denoting the trouble withKaren L. King ´ 8 Free read
What Is Gnosticism? Free read ½ 108 Karen L. King ´ 8 Free read Must first disentangle modern historiography from the Christian discourse of orthodoxy and heresy that has pervaded and distorted the sto. This book presents a history of scholarship on Gnosticism It is a critiue of the major trends is scholarship and not an introduction to the texts or traditions commonly called GnosticIt s a great h