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Bullet Arthur, Rose Horman, The Wisdom Goddess: Feminine Motifs in Eight Nag Hammadi Documents.
Lanham, MD: Unversity Press of America, © 1984.
xiv, 238 p.: port.; 23 cm.
ISBN 0819141712 (hc), 0819141720 (pb)
Bullet Bloom, Harold, The American Religion: The Emergence of the Post-Christian Nation.
New York: Simon & Schuster, © 1992.
288 p.; 25 cm.
ISBN 0-67167-997-X
Bullet Broek, R. van den, Studies in Gnosticism and Alexandrian Christianity.
New York: E.J. Brill, 1996.
Upcoming-- no ISBN yet.
Bullet Broek, R. van den and M.J. Vermaseren (eds.), Studies in Gnosticism and Hellenistic religions: presented to Gilles Quispel on the occasion of his 65th birthday.
Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1981.
xiv, 622 p.: port.; 25 cm.
Etudes preliminaires aux religions orientales dans l'Empire romain; t. 91
ISBN 9-00406-376-5
Bullet Coulianu, Ioan P., The Tree of Gnosis: Gnostic Mythology from Early Christianity to Modern Nihilism.
Translated into English by H.S. Wiesner and the author.
1st HarperCollins ed. [San Francisco]: HarperSanFrancisco, 1992.
xviii, 296 p.; 25 cm.
Rev. translation of Les Gnoses Dualistes d'Occident.
ISBN 0-06061-615-6
Bullet Dart, John, The Jesus of Heresy and History: The Discovery and Meaning of the Nag Hammadi Gnostic Library.
San Francisco: Harper & Row, © 1988.
xvii, 204 p.: ill.; 22 cm.
Rev. and expanded ed. of The Laughing Savior, 1976.
ISBN 0-06061-691-1 (hc), 0-06061-694-6 (pb)
Bullet Davidson, John, The Robe of Glory: An Ancient Parable of the Soul.
Shaftesbury, Dorset & Rockport, Mass.: Element, 1992.
pb; xiii, 178 p.; 22 cm.
Includes English translation of Hymn of the Soul.
ISBN 1-85230-365-5
Bullet Dawson, David, Allegorical Readers and Cultural Revision in Ancient Alexandria.
Berkeley: University of California Press, © 1992.
xi, 341 p.; 24 cm.
ISBN 0-52007-102-6
Bullet Deutsch, Nathaniel, The Gnostic Imagination: Gnosticism, Mandaeism, and Merkabah Mysticism.
Leiden& New York: E.J. Brill, 1995.
LC Call Number BM536.G54 D48 1995
Bullet Epiphanius, The Panarion of Epiphanius of Salamis.
Translated by Frank Williams.
Leiden& New York: E.J. Brill, 1987-1994.
2 vol.; 25 cm.
ISBN 9-00407-926-2 (bk. 1), 9-00409-898-4 (bk. 2-3: cl.)
Bullet Evans, Craig A., Robert L. Webb, Richard A. Wiebe (eds.), Nag Hammadi Texts and the Bible: a Synopsis and Index.
Leiden& New York: E.J. Brill, 1993.
xxii, 551 p.; 25 cm.
ISBN 9-00409-902-6
Bullet The Facsimile Edition of the Nag Hammadi Codices.
Published under the auspices of the Department of
Antiquities of the Arab Republic of Egypt. In conjunction
with UNESCO.
Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1972-1977, (1984).
LCCN 73-181059 r885
Bullet Fallon, Francis T., The Enthronement of Sabaoth: Jewish Elements in Gnostic Creation Myths.
Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1978.
x, 158 p.; 25 cm.
Nag Hammadi Studies, v. 10
ISBN 9-00405-683-1
Bullet Farr, Florence, Egyptian Magic.
Wellingborough, Northants.: Aquarian Press, 1982.
pb; xvii, 85 p.: ill.; 22 cm.
Studies in Hermetic Tradition; Collectanea Hermetica, v. 8.
Reprint. Orig. pub. London: Theosophical Pub. Society, 1896.
ISBN 0-85030-277-3
Bullet Fideler, David R., Jesus Christ, Sun of God: Ancient Cosmology and Early Christian Symbolism.
Wheaton, IL: Quest Books, 1993.
viii, 430 p.: ill.; 22 cm.
ISBN 0-83560-698-8 (hc), 0-83560-696-1 (pb)
Bullet Filoramo, Giovanni, A History of Gnosticism.
Translated by Anthony Alcock.
Oxford, UK & Cambridge, MA, USA: B. Blackwell, 1990.
xxi, 269 p.; 24 cm.
Translation of L'Attesa della Fine.BR> ISBN 0-06311-576-5
Bullet Fossum, Jarl E., The Name of God and the Angel of the Lord: Samaritan and Jewish Concepts of Intermediation and the Origin of Gnosticism.
Tubingen: Mohr, 1985.
xiii, 378 p.; 24 cm.
ISBN 3-16144-789-1
Bullet Gilhus, Ingvild Saelid, The Nature of the Archons: A Study in the Soteriology of a Gnostic Treatise from Nag Hammadi (CGII, 4).
Wiesbaden: O. Harrassowitz, 1985.
pb; vi, 143 p.: ill.; 24 cm.
Studies in Oriental Religions, 0340-6792; v. 12.
ISBN 3-44702-518-2
Bullet Goehring, James E. et al. (eds.), Gnosticism & the Early Christian World: In Honor of James M. Robinson.
Sonoma, CA: Polebridge Press, 1990.
xxiv, 200 p.; 23 cm.
ISBN 0-94434-416-X
Bullet Good, Deirdre Joy, Reconstructing the Tradition of Sophia in Gnostic Literature.
Atlanta, GA: Scholars Press, © 1987.
xxi, 103 p.; 24 cm.
Society of Biblical Literature Monograph Series, no. 32.
ISBN 1-55540-058-2 (hc), 1-55540-059-0 (pb)
Bullet Hedrick, Charles W. and Robert Hodgson, Jr. (eds.), Nag Hammadi, Gnosticism & Early Christianity.
Peabody, MA: Hendrickson Publishers, © 1986.
xliv, 332 p., [8] p. of plates: ill.; 23 cm.
ISBN 0-91357-316-7
Bullet Hoffman, Daniel L., The Status of Women and Gnosticism in Irenaeus and Tertullian.
Lewiston, N.Y.: E. Mellen Press, © 1995.
x, 239 p.; 24 cm.
ISBN 0-77348-996-7
Bullet Holroyd, Stuart, The Elements of Gnosticism.
Shaftesbury, Dorset& Rockport, MA: Element, 1994.
ISBN 1-85230-401-4
Bullet Irenaeus, St. Irenaeus of Lyons Against the Heresies.
Trans. and annotated by Dominic J. Unger, with further revisions by John J. Dillon. New York, N.Y.: Paulist Press, © 1992.
v.<1, bk. 1->; 22 cm.
Eng. Trans. of Adversus hæreses.
ISBN 0-80910-454-7 (vol. 1)
Bullet Jackson, Howard M., The Lion Becomes Man: The Gnostic Leontomorphic Creator and the Platonic Tradition.
Atlanta, GA: Scholars Press, © 1985.
xxii, 233 p.: ill.; 22 cm.
ISBN 0-89130-872-5 (hc), 0-89130-873-3 (pb)
Bullet Jung, C. G., The Gnostic Jung.
Selected and introduced by Robert A. Segal.
Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, © 1992.
vii, 259 p.; 22 cm.
ISBN 0-69109-975-8 (hc), 0-69101-923-1 (pb)
Bullet Jung, C. G., VII Sermones ad Mortuos: The Seven Sermons to the Dead written by Basilides in Alexandria, the City where the East Toucheth the West.
Translated by H. G. Baynes.
London, Stuart & Watkins, 1967.
34 p. 25 cm.
This translation orig. pub. privately, 1925.
ISBN 0-72240-001-2
Bullet King, Karen L. (ed.), Images of the Feminine in Gnosticism.
Philadelphia: Fortress Press, © 1988.
xxi, 455 p.; 24 cm.
Studies in Antiquity and Christianity.
ISBN 0-80063-103-X
Bullet Krause, Martin (ed.), Gnosis and Gnosticism: Papers Read at the Eighth International Conference on Patristic Studies (Oxford, September 1979).
Leiden: Brill, 1981.
153 p.; 25 cm.
ISBN 9-00406-399-4
Bullet Lamplugh, Rev. F., The Gnosis of the Light: A Translation of the Untitled Apocalypse contained in the Codex Brucianus.
London, J. M. Watkins, 1918.
95 p. front. 19 cm.
LCCN 18-17620 r80
Bullet Layton, Bentley, The Gnostic Scriptures
Garden City, NY: Doubleday& Company, 1987
ISBN 0-385-17447-0
Bullet Le Forestier, Rene, L'Occultisme en France aux XIXeme et XXeme Siecles: l'Eglise Gnostique; Ouvrage inedit publie par Antoine Faivre; avec un Choix de Textes Neo-Gnostiques de Jules Doinel; et une etude complementaire.
Milano: Arche, 1990.
x, 563 p.: ill.; 22 cm.
Bibliotheque de l'Unicorne. La Tradition. Serie Francaise, v. 43.
Bullet Luckert, Karl W., Egyptian Light and Hebrew Fire: Theological and Philosophical Roots of Christendom in Evolutionary Perspective.
Albany: SUNY Press, © 1991.
viii, 347 p.: ill.; 24 cm.
SUNY Series in Religious Studies.
ISBN 0-79140-967-8 (hc), 0-79140-968-6 (pb)
Bullet Magne, Jean, From Christianity to Gnosis and from Gnosis to Christianity: An Itinerary through the Texts to and from the Tree of Paradise.
Translated by A.F.W. Armstrong and revised by the author.
Atlanta, GA: Scholars Press, © 1993.
hc; xii, 240 p.; 24 cm.
Brown Judaic Studies, no. 286.
Comprises a partial translation of Logique des Sacrements
(Paris 1989) and the full text of Logique des Dogmes.
ISBN 1-55540-855-9
Bullet Marcovich, Miroslav, Studies in Græco-Roman Religions and Gnosticism.
Leiden & New York: E.J. Brill, 1988.
195 p.; 24 cm.
ISBN -00408-624-2
Bullet Mead, G. R. S., The Complete Echoes from the Gnosis.
Edited by Stephen Ronan.
Hastings, E. Sussex: Chthonios Books, 1987.
259 p.; 22 cm.
All eleven volumes of the original series together with
a concordance to the Chaldean Oracles. Expanded ed. of Echoes
from the Gnosis
. 1906-1908.
ISBN 0-94836-606-0
Bullet Mead, G.R.S., The Hymns of Hermes.
With an introduction by Stephan A. Hoeller.
Grand Rapids, MI, USA: Phanes Press, 1991.
83 p.; 18 cm.
ISBN 0-93399-917-8
Bullet Mead, G.R.S. (trans. & intro.), Pistis Sophia: A Gnostic Gospel.
1st American ed.
Blauvelt, NY: Spiritual Science Library, 1984.
lxix, 325 p.; 23 cm.
Originally published: London: J.M. Watkins, 1921.
ISBN 0-89345-041-3 (hc), 0-89345-045-6 (pb)
Bullet Mead, G.R.S., Thrice-Greatest Hermes: Studies in Hellenistic Theosophy and Gnosis.
York Beach, ME: S. Weiser, 1992.
Orig. pub. London: Theosophical Pub. Society, 1906.
ISBN 0-87728-751-1
Bullet Merkur, Daniel, Gnosis: An Esoteric Tradition of Mystical Visions and Unions.
Albany, N.Y.: SUNY Press, © 1993.
x, 387 p.; 24 cm.
SUNY Series in Western Esoteric Traditions.
ISBN 0-79141-619-4 (hc), 0-79141-620-8 (pb)
Bullet Meyer, Marvin W. (trans.), The Secret Teachings of Jesus: Four Gnostic Gospels.
New York: Vintage Books, 1986.
xxii, 129 p.; 21 cm.
Reprint. Orig. pub. NY: Random House,© 1984.
ISBN 0-39474-433-0
Bullet Mouravieff, Boris, Gnosis: Study and Commentaries on the Esoteric Tradition of Eastern Orthodoxy.
Translated by S.A. Wissa; edited by Robin Amis.
Robertsbridge, East Sussex: Published for Praxis Institute Press by Agora Books;
Longmead, Shaftesbury, Dorset; Distributed by Element Books, 1989-1992.
vol. 1-2: ill.; 23 cm.
ISBN 1-87229-210-0 (v. 1) , 1-87229-211-9 (v. 2)
Bullet Pagels, Elaine, The Gnostic Gospels.
1st ed.
New York: Random House, © 1979.
xxxvi, 182 p.; 24 cm.
ISBN 0-39450-278-7
Bullet Pagels, Elaine, The Gnostic Paul: Gnostic Exegesis of the Pauline Letters.
Philadelphia: Trinity Press International, 1992.
Orig. pub. Philadelphia: Fortress Press,© 1975.
ISBN 1-56338-039-0
Bullet Pearson, Birger Albert, Gnosticism, Judaism, and Egyptian Christianity.
Minneapolis: Fortress Press, © 1990.
xix, 228 p.; 24 cm.
Studies in Antiquity and Christianity.
ISBN 0-80063-104-8
Bullet Perkins, Pheme, Gnosticism and the New Testament.
Minneapolis: Fortress Press, © 1993.
x, 261 p.; 23 cm.
ISBN 0-80062-801-2
Bullet Petrement, Simone, A Separate God: The Origins and Teachings of Gnosticism.
Translated by Carol Harrison.
San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco, 1993.
Orig. pub. in 1990. Translation of Dieu Separe.
ISBN 0-06066-421-5
Bullet Quispel, Gilles, Gnostic Studies.
Istanbul, Nederlands Historisch-Archaeologisch Instituut
in het Nabije Oosten, 1974.
v. 27 cm.
LCCN 74-176532 r87
Bullet Robinson, James M. (General Editor), The Nag Hammadi Library in English
(Third, Completely Revised Edition)
San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1988
© E.J. Brill, Leiden
ISBN 0-06-066934-9
Bullet Rudolph, Kurt, Gnosis: The Nature and History of Gnosticism.
Translation ed. by Robert McLachlan Wilson.
San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1983.
xii, 411 p., ill. (some col.); 22 cm.
ISBN 0-06067-017-7
Bullet Runia, David T. (ed.), Plotinus amid Gnostics and Christians: Papers presented at the Plotinus Symposium held at the Free University, Amsterdam, on 25 January 1984.
Amsterdam: VU Uitgeverij/Free University Press, 1984.
pb; 111 p.; ill.; 24 cm.
ISBN 9-06256-464-X
Bullet Schmidt, Carl (ed.), The Books of Jeu and the Untitled Text
in the Bruce Codex.

Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1978.
xxvi, 345 p.; 25 cm.
Nag Hammadi Studies, v. 13.
Translation and notes by Violet MacDermot.
ISBN 9-00405-754-4
Bullet Schmidt, Carl (ed.), Pistis Sophia.
Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1978.
xx, 806 p.; 25 cm.
Nag Hammadi Studies, v. 9.
Translation and notes by Violet MacDermot.
ISBN 9-00405-635-1
Bullet Scholer, David M. (ed.), Gnosticism in the Early Church.
New York: Garland Pub., 1993.
xv, 404 p.; 24 cm.
Studies in Early Christianity, v. 5.
Articles orig. pub. 1964-1988.
ISBN 0-81531-065-X
Bullet Segal, Robert A. (ed.), The Allure of Gnosticism: The Gnostic Experience in Jungian Psychology and Contemporary Culture.
June Singer and Murray Stein, associate editors.
Chicago: Open Court, © 1995.
xii, 228 p.; 24 cm.
ISBN 0-81269-277-2 (hc), 0-81269-278-0 (pb).
Bullet Seymour-Smith, Martin, Gnosticism: the Path to Inner Knowledge.
San Francisco, CA: HarperSanFrancisco, 1996.
Upcoming-- no ISBN yet.
Bullet Singer, June, A Gnostic Book of Hours: Keys to Inner Wisdom.
San Francisco, CA: HarperSanFrancisco, © 1992.
xxiii, 164 p.: col. ill.; 21 cm.
ISBN 0-06250-796-6
Bullet Singer, June, Seeing Through the Visible World: Jung, Gnosis, and Chaos.
London: Unwin Hyman, 1990.
xxv, 230 p.; 25 cm.
ISBN 0-04440-720-3
Bullet Stroumsa, Gedaliahu A. G., Another Seed: Studies in Gnostic Mythology.
Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1984.
195 p.; 25 cm.
Nag Hammadi Studies, 24.
ISBN 9-00407-419-8
Bullet Valantasis, Richard, Spiritual Guides of the Third Century: A Semiotic Study of the Guide-Disciple Relationship in Christianity, Neoplatonism, Hermetism, and Gnosticism.
Minneapolis: Fortress Press, © 1991.
xi, 155 p.; 22 cm.
ISBN 0-80067-081-7
Bullet Walker, Benjamin, Gnosticism: Its History and Influence.
San Bernardino, CA: Borgo Press, 1986, © 1983.
224 p.; 22 cm.
ISBN 0-80957-019-X
Bullet Wallis, Richard T. (ed.), Neoplatonism and Gnosticism.
Albany: SUNY Press, © 1992.
xi, 531 p.; 24 cm.
Studies in Neoplatonism, v. 6.
Papers presented at 6th intl. conf. of the International Society
for Neoplatonic Studies, entitled International Conference on
Neoplatonism and Gnosticism (Univ. of Oklahoma, Mar. 1984).
ISBN 0-79141-337-3 (hc), 0-79141-338-1 (pb)
Bullet Welburn, Andrew J., The Beginnings of Christianity: Essene Mystery, Gnostic Revelation, and the Christian Vision.
Edinburgh: Floris Books, 1991.
viii, 351 p.; ill.; 24 cm.
ISBN 0-86315-122-1
Bullet Williams, Michael A., Rethinking "Gnosticism": An Argument for Dismantling a Dubious Category.
Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1996.
Upcoming-- no ISBN yet.
Bullet Wilson, R. McL. (ed.), Nag Hammadi and Gnosis: Papers Read at the First International Congress of Coptology (Cairo, December 1976)
Leiden: Brill, 1978.
viii, 178 p.; 25 cm.
Nag Hammadi studies; v. 14.
ISBN 9-00405-760-9
Bullet Wink, Walter, Cracking the Gnostic Code: The Powers in Gnosticism.
Atlanta, GA: Scholars Press, © 1993.
xii, 66 p.; 23 cm.
The Society of Biblical Literature monograph series; no. 46
ISBN 1-55540-859-1 (hc), 1-55540-860-5 (pb)
Bullet Yamauchi, Edwin M., Pre-Christian Gnosticism: A Survey of the Proposed Evidences.
2nd ed.
Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, (1983).
pb; 278 p.; 22 cm.
ISBN 0-80109-919-6

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