The Gnostics
The Gnostics
Jacques Lacarriere

Gnostics have always sought to "know" rather than to accept dogma and doctrine, often to their peril. This inquiry into Gnosticism examines the character, history, and beliefs of a brave and vigorous spiritual quest that originated in the ancient Near East and continues into the present day.

Lawrence Durrell writes, "This is a strange and original essay, more a work of literature than of scholarship, though its documentation is impeccable. It is as convincing a reconstruction of the way the Gnostics lived and thought as D.H. Lawrence's intuitive recreation of the vanished Etruscans."

Title The Gnostics
Author Jacques Lacarriere
Publisher City Lights Publishers
Format Paperback
Nb of pages
ISBN-10 0872862437
ISBN-13 9780872862432
Weight 16 oz.

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