Gnosticism - From Nag Hammadi to the Gospel of Judas

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Gnosticism
From Nag Hammadi to the Gospel of Judas

2015

Gnosticism, one of the most fascinating phenomena in religious history, sparked ideologies that competed and conversed with other religions of the time, including Christianity. Follow Gnostic ideology and its impact on Western...

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David Brakke

In This Series

Rediscovering Gnosis
Episode 1
Rediscovering Gnosis
Who Were the Gnostics?
Episode 2
Who Were the Gnostics?
God in Gnostic Myth
Episode 3
God in Gnostic Myth
Gnosticism on Creation, Sin, and Salvation
Episode 4
Gnosticism on Creation, Sin, and Salvation
Judas as a Gnostic Tragic Hero
Episode 5
Judas as a Gnostic Tragic Hero
Gnostic Bible Stories
Episode 6
Gnostic Bible Stories
Gnosticism's Ritual Pathway to God
Episode 7
Gnosticism's Ritual Pathway to God
The Feminine in Gnostic Myth
Episode 8
The Feminine in Gnostic Myth
The Gospel of Thomas's Cryptic Sayings
Episode 9
The Gospel of Thomas's Cryptic Sayings
The Gospel of Thomas on Reunifying the Self
Episode 10
The Gospel of Thomas on Reunifying the Self
Valentinus, Great Preacher of Gnosis
Episode 11
Valentinus, Great Preacher of Gnosis
God and Creation in Valentinian Myth
Episode 12
God and Creation in Valentinian Myth
Becoming Male through Valentinian Ritual
Episode 13
Becoming Male through Valentinian Ritual
Valentinian Views on Christian Theology
Episode 14
Valentinian Views on Christian Theology
Mary Magdalene as an Apostle of Gnosis
Episode 15
Mary Magdalene as an Apostle of Gnosis
Competing Revelations from Christ
Episode 16
Competing Revelations from Christ
The Invention of Heresy
Episode 17
The Invention of Heresy
Making Gnosis Orthodox
Episode 18
Making Gnosis Orthodox
Gnosticism and Judaism
Episode 19
Gnosticism and Judaism
Gnosis without Christ
Episode 20
Gnosis without Christ
The Mythology of Manichaeism
Episode 21
The Mythology of Manichaeism
Augustine on Manichaeism and Original Sin
Episode 22
Augustine on Manichaeism and Original Sin
Gnostic Traces in Western Religions
Episode 23
Gnostic Traces in Western Religions
Gnosticism in the Modern Imagination
Episode 24
Gnosticism in the Modern Imagination