Rudolph is among the world's leading experts on Gnosticism, and this, his introduction to the religion and its complexities, presents a readable introduction to, and standard reference for, an engaging subject -- and one not without contemporary relevance; for Gnostic-type attitudes manifest themselves throughout Western history. Abundant illustrations and photographs. 413 pp. Very light cover wear, solid binding, text pristine.
An Eighth Day View:
Presents a readable and appealing introduction to what otherwise might seem an inaccessible religion of late antiquity.