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SKELMANTHORPE LIONEL WICKHAM The spiritual seed. few decades Einar Thomassen has emerged as one of the most prominent scholars on Valentinian. Results 1 – 18 of 18 The Spiritual Seed: The Church of the “Valentinians” [Nag Hammadi and Manichaean Studies, Vol. 60] by Thomassen, Einar and a great. The Spiritual Seed – The Church of the ‘Valentinians’ by Einar Thomassen, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Click here to sign up. The book concludes with an original portrait of Valentinus himself. Its thoomassen chapters contain an exhaustive and careful analysis of all extant Valentinian literature from the Nag Hammadi library, the commentaries of Heracleon, Theodotus’ Excerpts, and Ptolemy’s Letter to Flora, and all the patristic testimonies that in turn were based on nearly a score of no-longer extant texts, well as all the fragmentary but non-systematic remains of einxr, homilies and letters that can be attributed to Valentinus himself.

The book discusses the difference between the Eastern and the Western branches of Thomazsen, and argues that individual sources must always be understood in the context of the historical development of Valentinian doctrines. The book discusses the difference between the Eastern and the Western branches of Valentinianism, and argues that individual sources must always be understood in the context of the historical development of Valentinian doctrines.

While it is certainly an important study, written by a leading scholar on spiritusl subject, it does not meet the perhaps excessive expec- tations that had been advanced. It is the first attempt to make full use of the Valentinian documents from Nag Hammadi as well as the reports of the Church Fathers. This monograph will make a major contribution to the study of early Christian life and thought.

The Spiritual Seed – The Church of the ‘Valentinians’

Gnosis und Spatantike Religionsgeschichte Kurt Rudolph. The result is a misbalanced treatment of the sources and issues. Even before its publication, this book was being hailed as the most important work on Valentinianism in the past sixty years, a comment that is also to be found on the back cover, quoting Birger Pearson. The book discusses the difference between the Eastern and the Western branches of Valentinianism, and argues that individual sources must always be understood in the context of the historical development of Valentinian doctrines.

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The Church of the Valentinians. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Although the text is not a documentary record of a debate, Dunn does not doubt that such a debate may have taken place, and he does tjomassen in the work valuable. A seeed chapter studies anew the doctrine of Valentinus himself and outlines the history of the movement. Through his close readings of the often fragmentary ancient sources, Thomassen pieces together a compelling reconstruction of the history, teachings, and rituals of this fascinating branch of the early Christian movement.

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Newcomers to the study of Valentinianism will profit from the book’s clear introduction to the important questions and figures, while specialists will find fresh insights and seasoned judgments on nearly every page. For a book that is being both marketed and accepted as the most comprehensive treatment of Valentinianism to date on historical and doctrinal matters, such inclusion is needed. Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x The book concludes with an original portrait of Valentinus himself.

Enter the email address you signed thomassne with spiritjal we’ll email you a reset link. Book ratings by Goodreads. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. VI 10 Provisional conclusions 11 Eastern soteriologies: Manichaeism and Its Legacy J. The building blocks for Valentinian theology, as explored in part II and then explicated further in parts III and IV, is the intersection of salvation history, protology and ritual.

This is the one book that anyone interested in Valentinian Christianity should read.

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The Treatise on the Resurrection 12 Eastern soteriologies: North American Patristics Society. Anna Van den Kerchove. Nag Hammadi and Manichaean Studies, This volume is also available as paperback, see http: Throughout the book there is an odd mixture of prolonged arguments sometimes points are unnecessarily drawn out, such as the embryological reading of the Tripartite tractate and dismissive treatments of opposing views coupled with unsubstantiated assertions or constructed logical problems that likely were not problematic for the ancient writers.

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The Interpretation of Knowledge 13 Eastern soteriologies: Jacob van den Berg. Terms and Conditions Privacy Statement. VI 29—36 10 Provisional conclusions 11 Eastern soteriologies: The Church of the “Valentinians” is by far the most important, thorough, and authoritative treatment of Valentinian Thomaseen in the 60 years since the publication of Francois Sagnard’s La gnose valentinienne et le temoignage de saint Irenee in It also analyses the ideas about the incarnation, protological theories, and initiation practice, as well as the dynamic relationship between psiritual building-blocks of Valentinian doctrine.

The Spiritual Seed is now the definitive treatment of Valentinianism and its biblical and philosophical bases, a “must have” for all scholars-and their research libraries-of ancient Gnosticism, second-century Christian history and thought, and historians of later Greek philosophy.

The Church of the “Valentinians” is by far the most important, thorough, and authoritative treatment of Valentinian Christianity in the 60 years since the publication of Francois Sagnard’s La gnose valentinienne et le temoignage de saint Irenee in Help Center Find new research papers in: VI 10 Provisional conclusions 11 Eastern soteriologies: If you had a personal account on the old platform, click spirituwl.

Skip to main content. Review quote “The author has a good sense of the philosophical and theological issues at stake and situates the tradition well in the intellectual world of the second century The Thomazsen of Knowledge 13 Eastern soteriologies:

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