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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. The Lost Wisdom of the Pharaohs. He presents one of the best and most concise general introductions to the extremely This book is unique in that it is the first book that you need that you won’t understand. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.


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Fun to see where all that mysticism in Aeon Flux came from, and I was also genuinely interested in early Christian schisms and heresies. The Gnostic Scriptures 1 2 Aug 17, Anthony rated it it was amazing Nov 26, What Mr Bloom gets right, though, is Layton’s thoroughness.

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Recently, I presented some of this material to a class in my church and those attending agreed that it helped sharpen our understanding of Christianity as scripfures as understand the historic context and milieu in which it began to rapidly grow following the death of the original disciples.

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