The Secret Book of John: The Gnostic Gospels--Annotated & Explained (SkyLight Illuminations #11) (Hardcover)

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By Stevan Davies (Translator)
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Provides deeper insight into the understanding that in Gnosticism the distinction between savior and saved ceases to exist-you must save yourself and in doing so save God.

About the Author


Stevan Davies is professor of religious studies at Misericordia University and has studied the non-canonical gospels and acts for over thirty years. Among his books are The Gospel of Thomas: Annotated and Explained, The Secret Book of John: The Gnostic Gospel-Annotated and Explained (both SkyLight Paths) and The Revolt of the Widows: The Social World of the Apocryphal Acts. He has also published books about the canonical Christian scriptures including New Testament Fundamentals and Jesus the Healer: Possession, Trance and the Origins of Christianity. His website (http: //users.misericordia.edu/davies/thomas/Thomas.html) is a leading Internet resource on the Gospel of Thomas.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781683364320
ISBN-10: 1683364325
Publisher: Skylight Paths Publishing
Publication Date: February 1st, 2005
Pages: 208
Language: English
Series: SkyLight Illuminations