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Rethinking Gnosticism: An Argument for Dismantling a Dubious Category Michael Allen Williams

Rethinking Gnosticism: An Argument for Dismantling a Dubious Category

Michael Allen Williams

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ISBN : 9780691011271
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334 pages
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The term gnosticism, which often connotes a single religious movement, gives the false impression of a monolithic phenomenon. Here Michael Williams challenges the validity of the category gnosticism and the ways it has been described. WilliamsMoreThe term gnosticism, which often connotes a single religious movement, gives the false impression of a monolithic phenomenon. Here Michael Williams challenges the validity of the category gnosticism and the ways it has been described. Williams uncovers the similarities and differences among some major traditions widely categorized as gnostic and provides an eloquent, systematic argument for a more accurate way to discuss these interpretive approaches.