The Tree of Gnosis

The Tree of Gnosis : Gnostic Mythology from Early Christianity to Modern Nihilism

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This pioneering study interprets the mythology of dualism from Gnosticism to the medieval Cathars to modern nihilism. Couliano shows that, far from being "historically" transmitted, the underlying connection between all dualistic worldviews is a perennial and immensely appealing mindset.
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  • Hardback | 296 pages
  • 162.56 x 238.76 x 38.1mm | 544.31g
  • HarperCollins,Australia
  • New South Wales, Australia
  • English
  • 0060616156
  • 9780060616151

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