Forbidden Faith: The Secret History of Gnosticism

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Paperback. Pub the Date: May. 2007 Pages: 256 in Publisher: HarperOne of The success of books such as Elaine Pagels's Gnostic Gospels and Dan own's Da Vinci Code proves beyond a doubt and that there is a tremendous thirst today for finding the hidden truths of Christianity - truths that may have been lost or buried by institutional religion over the last two millennia.In Forbidden Faith. Richard Smoley narrates a popular history of one such truth. the ancient esoteric religion of gnosticism. which flourished between the first and fourth centuries AD. but whose legacy remains even today. having survived secretly throughout the ages.

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The success of books such as Elaine Pagels's Gnostic Gospels and Dan Brown's Da Vinci Code proves beyond a doubt that there is a tremendous thirst today for finding the hidden truths of Christianity truths that may have been lost or buried by institutional religion over the last two millennia. In Forbidden Faith, Richard Smoley narrates a popular history of one such truth, the ancient esoteric religion of gnosticism, which flourished between the first and fourth centuries A.D., but whose legacy remains even today, having survived secretly throughout the ages.

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"If you are interested in the appeal of these popular manifestations of Gnosticism, Smoley is certainly your best guide."--Spirituality and Health magazine

"[A] clear, concise primer... a wide, clear path to understanding Gnosticism, accessible even by the weekend seeker."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"A compelling and accessible argument. A thoroughly enjoyable read; highly recommended for all libraries with strong religious collections."--Library Journal

[A] clear, concise primer... a wide, clear path to understanding Gnosticism, accessible even by the weekend seeker. --Publishers Weekly (starred review)"

A compelling and accessible argument. A thoroughly enjoyable read; highly recommended for all libraries with strong religious collections. --Library Journal"

If you are interested in the appeal of these popular manifestations of Gnosticism, Smoley is certainly your best guide. --Spirituality and Health magazine"

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