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The Resource Apocalypse of the alien god : Platonism and the exile of Sethian gnosticism, Dylan M. Burns

Apocalypse of the alien god : Platonism and the exile of Sethian gnosticism, Dylan M. Burns

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Apocalypse of the alien god : Platonism and the exile of Sethian gnosticism
Title
Apocalypse of the alien god
Title remainder
Platonism and the exile of Sethian gnosticism
Statement of responsibility
Dylan M. Burns
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Apocalypse of the Alien God shows that the fundamental break between the Platonic tradition and Judeo-Christianity began when the mystic Plotinus rejected the teachings of the Sethians, an influential group of Gnostics who operated at the intersection of Hellenic, Jewish, and Christian thought
Member of
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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Burns, Dylan M
Dewey number
299/.932
Index
index present
Language note
In English
LC call number
BL501
LC item number
.B87 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Divinations : rereading late ancient religion
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Apocalyptic literature
  • Gnostic literature
  • Gnosticism
  • Neoplatonism
  • RELIGION
  • Apocalyptic literature
  • Gnostic literature
  • Gnosticism
  • Neoplatonism
Label
Apocalypse of the alien god : Platonism and the exile of Sethian gnosticism, Dylan M. Burns
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 5. The Ascent
  • 6. The Crown
  • 7. Between Judaism, Christianity, and Neoplatonism
  • Appendix: Reading Porphyry on the Gnostic Heretics and Their Apocalypses
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • Acknowledgments
  • Frontmatter
  • Contents
  • Abbreviations
  • Introduction
  • 1. Culture Wars
  • 2. Plotinus Against His Gnostic Friends
  • 3. Other Ways of Writing
  • 4. The Descent
Control code
870564014
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780812209228
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
  • 10.9783/9780812209228
  • ebc3442317
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt5dr1pd
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)870564014
Label
Apocalypse of the alien god : Platonism and the exile of Sethian gnosticism, Dylan M. Burns
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 5. The Ascent
  • 6. The Crown
  • 7. Between Judaism, Christianity, and Neoplatonism
  • Appendix: Reading Porphyry on the Gnostic Heretics and Their Apocalypses
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • Acknowledgments
  • Frontmatter
  • Contents
  • Abbreviations
  • Introduction
  • 1. Culture Wars
  • 2. Plotinus Against His Gnostic Friends
  • 3. Other Ways of Writing
  • 4. The Descent
Control code
870564014
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780812209228
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
  • 10.9783/9780812209228
  • ebc3442317
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt5dr1pd
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)870564014

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