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Author Rasimus, Tuomas.

Title Paradise reconsidered in Gnostic mythmaking [electronic resource] : rethinking Sethianism in light of the Ophite evidence / by Tuomas Rasimus.

Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009.


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Description xx, 355 p., 20 p. of plates : ill.
Series Nag Hammadi and Manichaean studies, 0929-2470 ; v. 68
Nag Hammadi and Manichaean studies ; 68.
Note Revision of the author's thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Helsinki and Université Laval, 2006.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents pt. I. Introduction. Rethinking Sethianism -- pt. II. Myth and innovation. The serpent -- The creator and the Archons -- Sophia, Eve and gnosis -- Adam and Christ -- The pillars of Seth : Sethianization of Ophite and Barbeloite myths -- pt. III. Ritual. Evidence for Ophite snake worship -- Anathema Iesous : Origen on the Ophite cursing of Jesus -- The Ophite seal, Sethian baptism and the Johannine prologue.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Note Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Subject Sethians.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9789004173231 (hardback : alk. paper)
9004173234 (hardback : alk. paper)
9789047426707 (e-book)

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