Table of contents for The gnostic Bible / edited by Willis Barnstone and Marvin Meyer.


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Acknowledgments
Gnosticism, Gnostics, and The Gnostic Bible  ·  Marvin Meyer  1
Letting In the Light: Translating the Holy Texts  ·   Willis Barnstone
Part One: Early Wisdom Gospels   00
Introduction  ·  Marvin Meyer   00
	 1. The Gospel of Thomas   00
	 2. The Gospel of John   00
Part Two: Literature of Gnostic Wisdom   00
Introduction  ·  Marvin Meyer   00
 3. The Book of Baruch   ·  Justin 00
	Sethian Literature   00
	 4. The Secret Book of John   00
	 5. The Reality of the Rulers   00
	 6. The Revelation of Adam   00
	 7. Three Forms of First Thought   00
	 8. The Three Steles of Seth   00
	 9. The Vision of the Foreigner   00
	10. The Sermon of Zostrianos   00
	11. The Baptismal Ceremony of the Gospel of the Egyptians   00
	12. Thunder   00
	13. The Letter of Peter to Philip   00
	Valentinian Literature   00
	14. The Gospel of Truth   00
	15. The Gospel of Philip   00
	16. Letter to Flora  ·  Ptolemy   00
	17. Commentary on the Gospel of John  ·  Herakleon 00
	18. The Treatise on Resurrection   00
	19. The Prayer of the Messenger Paul   00
	20. Valentinian Liturgical Readings   00
	21. The Secret Book of James   00
	22. The Round Dance of the Cross   00
	Thomas and Other Syrian Literature   00
	23. The Songs of Solomon   00
	24. The Song of the Pearl   00
	25. The Book of Thomas   00
	Additional Literature of Gnostic Wisdom   00
	26. The Exegesis on the Soul   00
	27. On the Origin of the World   00
28. The Paraphrase of Shem   00
	29. The Second Treatise of the Great Seth   00
	30. The Gospel of Mary   00
	31. The Naassene Sermon   00
Part Three: Hermetic Literature   00
Introduction  ·  Willis Barnstone   00
	32. Poimandres   00
	33. The Discourse on the Eighth and the Ninth   00
	34. The Prayer of Thanksgiving   00
Part Four: Mandaean Literature   00
Introduction  ·  Nathaniel Deutsch   00
	35. The Ginza   00
	36. Hibil's Lament from the Book of John   00
	37. Songs from the Mandaean Liturgy   00
Part Five: Manichaean Literature   00
Introduction  ·  Paul Mirecki   00
	38. On the Origin of His Body   00
	39. The Story of the Death of Mani   00
	40. The Kephalaia   00
	41. The Coptic Manichaean Songbook   00
	42. Parthian Songs   00
	43. The Great Song to Mani   00
Part Six: Islamic Mystical Literature   00
	Introduction  ·  Marvin Meyer   00
	44. The Mother of Books   00
Part Seven: Cathar Literature   00
	Introduction  ·  Willis Barnstone   00
45. The Gospel of the Secret Supper   00
	46. The Book of the Two Principles   00
	47. A Nun's Sermon   00
Epilogue: Historical Meditation on the Inner Light of Gnosis ·  Willis Barnstone   00
Glossary   00
Bibliography    00
Further Readings   00
Sources Cited   00
 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Gnostic literature