“Bentley Layton’s “The Gnostic Scriptures is the one indispensable book for the understanding of Gnosis and Gnosticism. No other translations are within. The Gnostic Scriptures [Bentley Layton] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Bentley Layton’s The Gnostic Scriptures is the one indispensable. The Gnostic Scriptures: A New Translation with Annotations and Introductions by (Anchor Bible Reference Library) by Bentley Layton (August 01, ) [Bentley.

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Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. This book contains primary source material for Gnostic writings along with introductions by the author that put things into historical context. Recently, I presented some scriphures this material to a class in my church and those attending agreed that it helped sharpen our understanding of Christianity as well 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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Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. 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 layyon 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. Treatise On the Virtues by St. I was directed to purchase this book by a professor who was a student of Layton.

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He presents one of the best and most concise scripthres introductions to the extremely complicated gnostic mythology of anything I have yet to read. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

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