Book Suppressed prayers - Gerd lüdemann e martina janssen

Suppressed prayers
Suppressed prayers

formato 14 x 21 cm . brochura. livro usado em bom estado de conservação ; amarelamento das páginas; leve desgaste nas bordas; grifos em apenas duas páginas; miolo firme;... "Suppressed Prayers: Gnostic Spirituality in Early Christianity";... This book is about Gnostic prayrs, hymns and other material the beginnings of Christianity, The authors were branded heretics and thrown out of the church. However, many documents of Gnostic spirituality have survived and have become more accessible especially since the spectacular discoveries at Nag Hammadi in Egypt in 1945. At the centre of Gnostic spirituality stands the question of what it is to be human: 'Who were we? What have we become? were we? Into what have we been thrown? Whither are we hatening? What are we freed from> What is birth? What is rebirth>' These key questions can be taken as a programme of the religious feelings of Gnosticism. Here they are illustratd y texts which, perhaps een more than contemporary material the mainstream church, convey the feeling and the imagination of believers a long time past. They give a lively impression of how Gnostics fely about the world, and with their shimmering images and poetic symbols attest their unique religious creativity. Gerd Luedemann is Professor of New Testament and Director of the Institute of Early Christian Studies at the University of Goettingen. Matina Janssen was his academic assistant. p2+5n

ISBN: 9780334027160


Código de Barras: 9780334027160


Origem: Importado


Idioma: Inglês


Categoria: Livros


Autor: Gerd lüdemann e martina janssen


Título: Suppressed prayers


Editora: SCM


Edição: 1ª Edição


Ano: 1998


Assunto: Religião


Páginas: 174


Peso: 450 gramas


Conservação: Produto Usado



Descrição

formato 14 x 21 cm . brochura. livro usado em bom estado de conservação ; amarelamento das páginas; leve desgaste nas bordas; grifos em apenas duas páginas; miolo firme;... "Suppressed Prayers: Gnostic Spirituality in Early Christianity";... This book is about Gnostic prayrs, hymns and other material the beginnings of Christianity, The authors were branded heretics and thrown out of the church. However, many documents of Gnostic spirituality have survived and have become more accessible especially since the spectacular discoveries at Nag Hammadi in Egypt in 1945. At the centre of Gnostic spirituality stands the question of what it is to be human: 'Who were we? What have we become? were we? Into what have we been thrown? Whither are we hatening? What are we freed from> What is birth? What is rebirth>' These key questions can be taken as a programme of the religious feelings of Gnosticism. Here they are illustratd y texts which, perhaps een more than contemporary material the mainstream church, convey the feeling and the imagination of believers a long time past. They give a lively impression of how Gnostics fely about the world, and with their shimmering images and poetic symbols attest their unique religious creativity. Gerd Luedemann is Professor of New Testament and Director of the Institute of Early Christian Studies at the University of Goettingen. Matina Janssen was his academic assistant. p2+5n

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