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The Tree of Gnosis: Gnostic Mythology from Early Christianity to Modern Nihilism #2020

The Tree of Gnosis Gnostic Mythology from Early Christianity to Modern Nihilism This pioneering study interprets the mythology of dualism from Gnosticism to the medieval Cathars to modern nihilism Couliano shows that far from being historically transmitted the underlying connec

  • Title: The Tree of Gnosis: Gnostic Mythology from Early Christianity to Modern Nihilism
  • Author: Ioan Petru Culianu H.S. Wiesner
  • ISBN: 9780060616151
  • Page: 469
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Tree of Gnosis: Gnostic Mythology from Early Christianity to Modern Nihilism By Ioan Petru Culianu H.S. Wiesner, This pioneering study interprets the mythology of dualism from Gnosticism to the medieval Cathars to modern nihilism Couliano shows that, far from being historically transmitted, the underlying connection between all dualistic worldviews is a perennial and immensely appealing mindset.

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    1. Ioan P Couliano s, The Tree of Gnosis, pursues the complex and fascinating landscape of pre Christian and early Christian Gnosticism, such as Manicheanism, Marcionism, and later neo gnostic Bogomilism, making its way to medieval Catharism, and reaching up into the modern era with an analysis of modern nihilism Couliano s target is western dualism as such, which he sees as permeating western culture, manifesting in some of its most extreme forms in the groups and bodies of work that we have come [...]

    2. If you re interested in gnosticism, Christology, the way the mind forms patterns of ideas, or in following the adventures of a truly original mind check out anything by Couliano Another exile from Romania, he wrote a handful of books that alter the way we look at their subjects Renaissance magic, shamanism, out of body experiences, the mutations of culture.An outspoken opponent of neo fascist Romania, he was murdered in 1991 in the restroom of the building Swift Hall, the Divinity School at the [...]

    3. This book gave me a new insight in the complicated ways in which religious concepts and traditions develop over time, making this book interesting in many respects I could almost say gnosis is just the example Couliano used to explain this complex structure of religions and cultures New connections and images are made in unpredictable ways all the time All we can do is try to describe the history of these ideational developments I felt enlightened after reading it

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