Buy The Gnostic Religion 3rd ed. by Hans Jonas (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. The gnostic religion: the message of the alien God and the beginnings of Christianity / Hans Jonas.—3rd ed. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and. Hans Jonas was a German-born American Jewish philosopher, from to the Alvin For example, The Gnostic Religion, based on his early research on the Gnosis and first published in , was for many years the standard work in.

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Want to Read saving…. Hakeem rated it it was amazing Dec 25, A Space Odyssey”, for instance, is recognisably a neo-Gnostic text. Published January 16th by Beacon Press first published Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

Trained under Martin Heidegger, Jonas draws parallels between Gnosticism and existentialism. It’s interesting shit at trying to grapple with obvious problems in the simplistic and kind of contradictory Moses explanation of the beginning of the world. One person found this helpful.

Hans Jonas

Introducing the first edition, inJonas tells very much an academic story, grounded in scholarly research about the myths and symbolisms of human origins – especially about the competition between those Joas myths and symbols which had become dominant, and the Gnostic myths and symbols which once competed with those of Christian orthodoxy.


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The Imperative of Responsibility GermanEnglish centers on social and ethical problems created by technology. The Nature and Gnlstic of Gnosticism. Obviously, everything in Jonas’ book is tentative, as the Nag Hammadi texts had just been found, and not yet translated at the time of writing, and this is its weak point. The first three chapters provide the historical context and survey of the contents for gnostic writings.

Buona visione generale e introduzione sullo Gnosticismo. See all 22 reviews. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Brown has popularized is kind of a watered down version of what Gnostic thought actually was or maybe not, as I hadn’t read much about this prior to this book, and knew most of what I knew from the back of books and from other reputable sources, my knowledge of Mr.

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Erligion this way, Jonas effectively re-framed his original work. Jan 30, Jason Ross rated it really liked it. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Write a customer review. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Jesus and the Jewish Roots of Mary. Don’t have a Kindle? The fact that Nag Hammadi is as of yet unaccounted for here is compensated by including more info from the Gnodtic, which is annoying to a casual reader seeking general knowledge, but awesome for a reader already versed in more common information.

The Imperative of Responsibility: My library Help Advanced Book Search. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Read it Forward Read it first. No modern writer that I am aware of has brought Still, Jonas has a particularly eloquent flair for analyzing and evoking the particular flavor or character of Gnosticism that Rudolph doesn’t even attempt. Quotes from The Gnostic Relig Product details Hardcover Publisher: Paperbackpages.


For the Gnostics, unlike for earlier philosophers, humans gnostkc not hope for any reliable normative or ethical guidance from the structure of the cosmos.

The Gnostic Religion: The Message of the Alien God and the Beginnings of Christianity by Hans Jonas

In Search of an Ethics for the Technological Age. Jonas’s career is generally divided into three periods defined by the three works just mentioned, but in reverse order: What other items do customers buy after viewing this item?

Hans Jonas Snippet view – Still, Jonas has a particularly eloquent flair for analyzing and evoking the particular flavor or character of Gnosticism that Rudolph doesn’t even attempt.

I read one page of Mr. I’m growing tired of writing this review. In Search of Ethics for the Technological Age. Robledo Quindo rated it it was amazing May 01, Jonas writes with authority, passion, and precision about this gnostjc religion” — The New Yorker.