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Title Neoplatonism and gnosticism / Richard T. Wallis, editor, Jay Bregman, associate editor
Published Albany : State University of New York Press, [1992]
©1992
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 531 pages)
Series Studies in Neoplatonism ; v. 6
Studies in Neoplatonism ; v. 6
Contents Theourgia -- demiourgia : a controversial issue in Hellenistic thought and religion / John P. Anton -- Dualism : Platonic, Gnostic, and Christian / A.H. Armstrong -- The 'second God' in Gnosticism and Plotinus's anti-Gnostic Polemic, translated from Spanish by Winifred T. Slater / Francisco Garcia Bazan -- Synesius, the Hermaetica and Gnosis / Jay Bregman -- Pleroma and Noetic cosmos : a comparative study / John M. Dillon -- Plotinus's anti-Gnostic Polemic and Porphyry's Against the Christians / Christos Evangeliou -- Theological doctrines of the Latin Asclepius / Stephen Gersh -- Negative theology in Gnosticism and Neoplatonism / Curits L. Hancock -- The Platonism of the Tripartite Tractate (NH I, 5) / John Peter Kenney -- The Noetic triad in Plotinus, Marius Victorinus, and Augustine / Peter Manchester -- "Plenty sleeps there" : the myth of Eros and psyche in Plotinus and Gnosticism / Patricia Cox Miller -- "The name of the father is the son" (Gospel of Truth 38) / Raoul Mortley -- Theurgic tendencies in Gnosticism and Iamblichus's conception of theurgy / Birger A. Pearson -- Beauty, number, and loss of order in the Gnostic cosmos / Pheme Perkins -- Theories of procession in Plotinus and the Gnostics / Jean Pepin -- Titus of Bostra and Alexander of Lycopolis : a Christian and a Platonic refutation of Manichaean dualism / Gedaliahu G. Stroumsa -- Le nombre et son ombre (resume) / Ara Alexandru Sismanian -- Mani's twin and Plotinus : questions of "self' / Leo Sweeney, S.J. -- Gnosticism and Platonism : the Platonizing Sethian texts from Nag Hammadi in their relations to later Platonic literature / John D. Turner -- Soul and Nous in Plotinus, Numenius and Gnosticism / Richard T. Wallis -- Higher providence, lower providences and fate in Gnosticism and Middle Platonism / Michael A. Williams
Notes Papers presented at the 6th international conference of the International Society for Neoplatonic Studies, entitled International Conference on Neoplatonism and Gnosticism, held at University of Oklahoma, Mar. 18-21, 1984
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Gnosticism -- Congresses.
Neoplatonism -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Congressen (vorm)
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Bregman, Jay.
Wallis, Richard T., -1985.
International Society for Neoplatonic Studies.
International Conference on Neoplatonism and Gnosticism (1984 : University of Oklahoma)
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