Buy The Gnostic Religion 3rd ed. by Hans Jonas (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. The gnostic religion: the message of the alien God and the beginnings of Christianity / Hans Jonas.—3rd ed. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and. Hans Jonas was a German-born American Jewish philosopher, from to the Alvin For example, The Gnostic Religion, based on his early research on the Gnosis and first published in , was for many years the standard work in.

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Jonas’s writings were very influential in different spheres. Oh something about different views of the world, metaphysically. The most detailed exegesis is performed upon the highest-deemed representatives of the two strands: I read a few pages of the book Mr.

This book covers the beliefs and the differences between the beliefs of various sects. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Account Options Sign in. Buona visione generale e introduzione sullo Gnosticismo. Trivia About The Gnostic Relig Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Gnosticism was never a religion anyway and this book in an incredible collection of biographies of ancient sorcerers, witches and holy man.


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In Search of an Ethics for the Technological Age. Hans Jonas Snippet view – What is the throw without the thrower, and without a beyond whence it started? It’s interesting especially in light of my pop-knowledge of the subject, and realizing that the stuff that Mr.

The Hymn of the Pearl. It is not, however, reccomended as introductory reading for the reasons stated above. About Hans Jonas Hans Jonas was a distinguished philosopher specializing in political science, theology, and bioethics.

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Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. He was one of the first philosophers to concern himself with ethical questions in biological science.

All investigations of detail over the last half century have proved divergent rather than convergent, and leave us with a portrait of Gnosticism in which the absence of a unifying character seems to be the salient feature’ – Hans Jonas, Preface, Although criticized as being dated due to the subsequent information made available through the completed translations of the Nag Hammadi discoveries, The Gnostic Religion is brilliantly written and clearly explained, and the linkage made between this ancient dualism and modern nihilism provides a unique lens for interpretation.


I’m growing tired of writing this review. Nov 01, Michael rated it it was amazing. In this time he wrote several letters to Lore about philosophy, in particular philosophy of biology, that would form the basis of his later publications on the subject. Hans Jonas Limited preview – Books by Hans Jonas. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

The Poimandres of Hermes Trismegistus. Index to Proper Names. The fact that Nag Hammadi is as of yet unaccounted for here is compensated by including more info from the Mandeans, which is annoying to a casual reader seeking general knowledge, but awesome for a reader already versed in more common information.

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