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Fragments of a Faith Forgotten

By G.R.S. Mead


Fragments of a Faith Forgotten
by G.R.S. Mead
[1900]

God Measuring the World With Compass, Bible Moraliseé (circa 1250) [Public Domain Image]    

 

Title Page
Synopsis of Contents
Illustrations
Index
Introduction
Prolegomena
Preliminary Considerations
Greece
Egypt
Philo on the Contemplative Life
Jewry
Alexandria
The Evolution of Catholic Christianity
The Ebionites
The Essenes
The Tendencies of Gnosticism
The Literature and Sources of Gnosticism
The Gnosis According to its Foes
Some Gnostic Fragments Recovered from the Polemical Writings of the Church Fathers
The Simonians
Dositheus
Simon Magus
Menander
Saturninus
The Ophites
An Anonymous System From Irenæus
An Early Ophite System
The Naasseni
The Peratæ
The Sethians
The Docetæ
Monoïmus
The So-Called Cainites
The Carpocratians
Epiphanes
Cerinthus
Nicolaus
Cerdo
Marcion
Apelles
The Basilidian Gnosis
The Valentinian Movement
Valentinus
Chapter I. From a Letter
Chapter II. From a Letter
Chapter III. From the Letter to Agathopus
Chapter IV. From a Homily
Chapter V. A few Sentences preserved in the Controversial Matter of Clement
Chapter VI. From the Letter on the Community of Friends
Chapter VII. A very doubtful Fragment from Eulogius of Alexandria writing at the end of the Sixth Century
Chapter VIII. The Myth which Valentinus made
From a Psalm
Some Outlines of Æonology
Hippolytus account of One of the Variants of the Sophia-Mythus
The Number-Symbolism of Marcus
Ptolemy
Heracleon
Bardesanes
The Hymn of the Robe of Glory
Foreword
From The Acts of Thomas
From The Acts of John
From The Acts of Andrew
From The Travels of Peter
The Gnosis According to Its Friends
The Askew and Bruce Codices
Summary of the Contents of the So-Called Pistis Sophia Treatise
Summary of the Extracts From the Books of the Saviour
Summary of the Fragments of the Book of the Great Logos According to the Mystery
Selections from the Untitled Apocalypse of the Codex Brucianus
Notes on the Contents of the Bruce and Askew Codices
The Akhmim Codex
Some Forgotten Sayings
Conclusion
Afterword
Bibliographies

 

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