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Gospel of Philip : Annotated & Explained, ANDREW PHILLIP SMITH


Title:   Gospel of Philip : Annotated & Explained

Binding:   Paper Back

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Jewish Lights Pub August 2005

ISBN Number:    159473111X / 9781594731112

Seller ID:   20090917162053

The Gospel of Philip is one of the most appealing of the Gnostic texts found at Nag Hammadi in Egypt in 1945. The source of Dan Brown's intriguing speculations about Mary Magdalene in his best-selling novel The Da Vinci Code, the Gospel of Philip contains a fascinating variety of material, ranging from esoteric interpretation of the gospels to fragments of Gnostic mythology, from a description of the mystical union that takes place in the bridal chamber to otherwise unrecorded sayings of Jesus. Smith's engaging commentary provides comparative material from Jewish, Christian, Gnostic and other contemporary sources, guides readers through the text's sometimes bewildering range of imagery and reveals previously unnoticed connections and understandings.

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