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    DescriptionThis title features mystic texts from the 'Gnostic Bible' read aloud by the translators as well as a book that introduces the Gnostics and their writings. The texts read aloud include excerpts from the Gospels of Thomas, Mary, Judas and Philip.

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    The Gnostic Bible
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Willis Barnstone, By (author) Marvin Meyer
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 896
    Width: 155 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 53 mm
    Weight: 1,338 g
    ISBN 13: 9781590306314
    ISBN 10: 1590306317

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: REL
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.7
    B&T Merchandise Category: REL
    B&T General Subject: 690
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
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    Ingram Subject Code: RY
    Libri: I-RY
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 35
    BISAC V2.8: REL070000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 299.932
    BISAC V2.8: REL067080
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 299/.932
    BISAC V2.8: REL112000
    BIC subject category V2: HRQC1
    B&T Approval Code: A13150000
    BISAC V2.8: REL108020
    LC classification: BT1390 .G4937 2009
    Thema V1.0: QRYC1
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Shambhala Publications Inc
    Imprint name
    Shambhala Publications Inc
    Publication date
    30 June 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Review quote
    "This book may well be the most comprehensive collection of gnostic materials ever gathered in one volume. What is clear from the sourcebook is the tremendous diversity of thought that exists under the 'gnostic' umbrella including Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Pagan, Zoroastrian, and Greco-Roman themes. A valuable resource for students and scholars."--"Publishers Weekly" "The selection of texts ranges across two millennia and various cultures. Each work, some translated into English for the first time, is accompanied by a clear introduction and synopsis. This is an important sampler of relatively unknown spiritual literature."--"Library Journal" "To read "The Gnostic Bible" is to witness something astonishing. . . . I read it with dizzy excitement."--Ian Cant, "Ascent Magazine" "A Godsend for anyone interested in alternative Christianity, the history of Christianity, or spirituality in general."--"Turk's Head Review" "An enormously rich collection of sources--a wonderful achievement!"--Elaine Pagels, author of "The Gnostic Gospels "and "Beyond Belief " "Willis Barnstone and Marvin Meyer's "Gnostic Bible " joins Bentley Layton's "Gnostic Scriptures " as one of the true critical sourcebooks for gnostic texts. Here, from China to Catalonia, from the first to the fourteenth centuries, gnosticism is seen as a global meditation."--Harold Bloom, author of "Genius: A Mosaic," "Hamlet: Poem Unlimited," and "The Western Canon" "I feel as if I had been waiting for this book all my life."--Carolyn Kizer, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet "Everyone interested in the tumultuous origins of Christianity and in a mysticism of direct, unmediated communion with God should fall on this brilliant and ground-breaking book. In it, for the first time, are assembled all the major texts of gnosticism, with illuminating notes and introductions, and in translations that radiate clarity."--Andrew Harvey, author of "Sun at Midnight, Son of