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The Gnosis or Ancient Wisdom in the Scriptures

William Kingsland

The Gnosis or Ancient Wisdom in the Scriptures

by William Kingsland

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Published by Solos .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible Commentary,
  • Religion - World Religions,
  • New Age,
  • Bible and theosophy,
  • Alternative belief systems,
  • Mind, body, spirit: mysticism & self-awareness,
  • Wisdom (Gnosticism)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages226
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8653936M
    ISBN 101873616031
    ISBN 109781873616031

    it's actually a book of how all people are to know the god force from the inside out, not just merely believe!!!!! The Gnosis or Ancient Wisdom in the Christian Scriptures: Or the Wisdom in a Mystery ECHOES FROM THE GNOSIS: THE 11 ELEVEN VOLUMES. THE GNOSIS OF .   The Gnostic Scriptures: Ancient Wisdom for the New Age. The Revelation of Adam. This book contains primary source material for Gnostic writings along with introductions by the author that put things into historical context. The Acts of John The complete text, translated with commentary by .

    OCLC Number: Notes: "First published in " Description: pages ; 23 cm: Contents: Religion and religions --The Bible --The ancient wisdom or gnosis --The Genesis narrative --The New Testament scriptures: the gospels --The New Testament scriptures: Paul's epistles --Practical Titles: Wisdom in a mystery.   The Gnostic Scriptures: Ancient Wisdom for the New Age. New York: Doubleday, Part of the Anchor Bible Reference Library. Lüdeman, Gerd and Martina Janssen. Suppressed Prayers: Gnostic Spirituality in Early Christianity. Harrisburg: Trinity Press International, Mead, G. R. S. (George Robert Stow).

    introduction to gnostics and their religion, Essential Gnostic Scriptures will be an invaluable resource for anyone interested in one of the most important religious movements of the ancient world.” —Bart D. Ehrman, author of Jesus, Interrupted and Lost Christianities ABOUT THE BOOK The people we’ve come to call gnostics were passionate. Add tags for "The gnosis or ancient wisdom of the Christian Scriptures; or, The wisdom in a mystery.". Be the first.


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The Gnosis or Ancient Wisdom in the Scriptures by William Kingsland Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book is the last work of William Kingsland and was completed shortly before his death. "In this work Kingsland shows how the fundamental teachings given to the world at the beginning of the Christian ere were derived from the Gnosis or Ancient Wisdom, but in time have become so perverted that the modern interpretation of Christianity represents merely their debased survival."5/5(4).

Gnosticism: New Light on the Ancient Tradition of Inner Knowing by Stephan A. Hoeller "This is a great modern introduction to Gnosticism. It covers Gnostic creation myth, rituals, teachers, Sophia (divine feminine wisdom), the Gnostic Jesus, Mandaens Manichaens Cathars, modern Gnostics and more.

This book was published in amid the turbulent years following the Great depression and the rise of totalitarianism that bequeathed to us the Second World War. Author, William Kingsland makes a brave attempt to rescue what he terms the “secret gnosis” hidden in the scriptures of the Old and New Testaments.5/5.

The Gnosis or Ancient Wisdom in the Scriptures Paperback – February 1, by William Kingsland (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Paperback, February 1, "Please retry" $ — $/5(2). The book provides an in depth look at a specific class of ancient Christian literature, the so-called "Gnostic" materials (primarily found in the Nag Hammadi corpus).

The book also covers some of the more interesting accounts by the so-called Church Fathers with regards to the various "gnostic 5/5(5). era were derived from the Gnosis or Ancient Wisdom, but in time have become so perverted that the modern interpreta-tion of Christianity represents merely their debased survival.

It should be mentioned that the author's title for this work was The Gnosis in the Christian Scriptures, which the Trust alteredtoits present form. The Gnostic Scriptures: Ancient Wisdom for the New Age.

The Gnostic Scriptures 1 2 These items are shipped from and sold by different sellers. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Get to Know Us. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. A definite need-to-read for people interested in Gnosticism and who read English. Perhaps the first major book to be free of the anti-Gnostic heresiological bias.

(Presently widely available in paperback.) Marvin Meyer, The Gospel of Thomas: The Hidden Sayings of Jesus (Harper San Francisco, ). Buy the Book. The latest translation of the most accessible of Gnostic scriptures. 12 Revisioning Scripture 13 A Modern Gnostic Ecclesia TABLE OF CONTENTS the Gnostic Handbook.

tational system for the ancient Gnosis. It can be seen in many forms and using many symbol systems. Accordingly, it is important to realise the difference between the one only interpretation of the essential Gnostic wisdom.

This book is known by scholars and thought leaders as the foundation of ancient wisdom; and many biblical themes come from this text.

The Pyramid Texts, ( B.C.) A collection of ancient Egyptian spiritual texts from the walls and tombs in the pyramids of ancient Egypt, that formed the basis for many of the bible-based religions around the. Gnosis or Ancient Wisdom in the Christian Scriptures or the Wisdom in a Mystery [Kingsland, William] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Gnosis or Ancient Wisdom in the Christian Scriptures or the Wisdom in a Mystery5/5(4). Gnosis, as an ancient and widespread mystical tradition, never presented the core of its wisdom in written words.

The written word was used as a means to teach those who already know certain keys or codes, with which the real meaning of the text could be perceived. Read scriptures and important texts from Gnosticism.

The tradition of Gnosis has taken on innumerable forms throughout the centuries; one of those forms is popularly assumed to be the totality of Gnosis: a diverse and often conflicting collection of traditions loosely centered around the Mediterranean Sea many centuries are some example writings from that time and place, and an.

Bentley Layton's translation of gnostic scriptures provides a great supplement to Robinson's Nag Hammadi Library. He presents one of the best and most concise general introductions to the extremely complicated gnostic mythology of anything I have yet to read/5.

The Gnostic Scriptures: Ancient Wisdom for the New Age by Bentley Layton This is definitely an indispensable source for those who wish to understand gnosticism and the development of early Christianity.

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The Paperback of the The Gnosis Or Ancient Wisdom In The Christian Scriptures by William Kingsland at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on Author: William Kingsland. Lost, Forgotten Books and Ancient Sacred Texts Although not considered canon, these ancient texts are part of the heritage of Judaism and Christianity.

Some, such as the Book of Enoch, are condidered sacred by some. The Ethiopian Church has The Book of Enoch as part of their Bible.Meditations. Take a moment to reflect on a brief meditation and reading from the Gnostic scriptures, selected from this week's Gnostic liturgy.

Consider the Sophianic aspect of divinity expressed in the meditation and readings from this month's Sophia liturgy. Sunday homilies delivered by the Most Rev.

Stephan A. Hoeller at the Diocesan center are now available in high-quality internet video. The Gnostic Scriptures: Ancient Wisdom for the New Age by Bentley Layton. The Gnostics according to St Epiphanius. The Revelation of Adam. Felton Stubbs rated it liked it If you call yourself a Christian, buy this book and read it.

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