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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

Published January 6th 2014
ISBN : 9780812209228
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336 pages
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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 theMoreApocalypse 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.