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  • Les Gnostiues
  • Jacques Lacarrière
  • English
  • 12 May 2018
  • 9780872862432

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Jacques Lacarrière Ï 3 read & download review Les Gnostiues Ó eBook or Kindle ePUB T the various currents and undercurrents of Gnosticism and their perennial importance for the religious and the mystic mind”  Marguerite YourcenarJacues Lacrarriere 1925 2005 was a French writer who studied philosophy and classic literature and was known for his work as a critic journalist and essayist In 1991 he received le Grand Prix de l'Academie francaise The Great Prize of the French Academy. I very interesting overview of Gnostic thought from it s early Christian beginnings This is not as much an historical look but the approach of an essayist examining Gnostic thought and it s appeal to those who felt disenfranchised by the world around them The Legend of Parshu Raam religious and the mystic mind”  Marguerite YourcenarJacues Lacrarriere 1925 2005 was a French writer who studied philosophy and classic literature and was known for his work as a critic journalist and essayist In 1991 he

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Jacques Lacarrière Ï 3 read & download review Les Gnostiues Ó eBook or Kindle ePUB Gnostics have always sought to “know” rather than to accept dogma and doctrine often to their peril This inuiry into Gnosticism examines the character history and beliefs of a brave and vigorous spiritual uest that originated in the ancient Near East and continues into the present dayLawrence Durrell writes “This is a strange and original essay a work of literature than of scholarship though it. This book is a lyrical meditation on ancient gnosticism as the betrayal of the physical cosmos It is beautifully written Lacarriere has heavyweight fans like Lawrence Durrell and Marguerite YourcenarLacarriere nicely conveys the alienated horror the ancient Gnostics felt for the world around them And he maintains that this is in some ways comparable to our contemporary alienation under capitalism In this way an ancient heresy and modern revolution are used to illuminate each other And our author goes about this in a manner that is very convincingI found myself also uite interested by the brief criticisms our a The Legend of Parshu Raam rather than to accept dogma and doctrine often to their peril This inuiry into Gnosticism examines the character history and beliefs of a brave and vigorous spiritual uest that originated in the ancient Near East and continues into the present dayLawrence Durrell writes “This is a strange and original essay a work of literature than of scholarship though it. This book is a lyrical meditation on ancient gnosticism as the betrayal of the physical cosmos It is beautifully written Lacarriere has heavyweight fans like Lawrence Durrell and Marguerite YourcenarLacarriere nicely conveys the alienated horror the ancient Gnostics felt for the world around them And he maintains that this is in some ways comparable to our contemporary alienation under capitalism In this way an ancient heresy and modern

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Jacques Lacarrière Ï 3 read & download review Les Gnostiues Ó eBook or Kindle ePUB S documentation is impeccable It is as convincing a reconstruction of the way the Gnostics lived and thought as DH Lawrence’s intuitive recreation of the vanished Etruscans”“A remarkable book for both knowledge and the understanding of Gnostic texts so abstruse at first sight and for the poetical interpretation of the Gnostic movement across history Lacarriere is particularly well informed abou. Upped to 5 stars after a second readingThe Gnostic attitude repudiates history and dogma enlightenment is to be achieved from within Moreover resources on Gnosticism are scant and many extant works were written through the hostile lens of the Church How fitting then that this book attempts first and foremost to reconstruct and impart glimpses of the inner life of the Gnostics historical survey is only a secondary concern The first part is correspondingly a Gnostic meditation on The Workings of the World which has a musing on the The Perforated Veil the sky as its point of departure one very characteristic of