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Jonas - The Gnostic Religion

Jonas - The Gnostic Religion

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Published by: Divine Wisdom, Nanaksar Gursagar on Sep 08, 2011
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Hans Jonas (1903-1993) was born and educated in Germany,where he was a pupil of Martin Heidegger and Rudolf Bult-mann. He left in 1933, when Hitler came into power, and in1940 joined the British Army in the Middle East. After the warhe taught at Hebrew University in Jerusalem and Carleton Uni-versity in Ottawa, finally settling in the United States. He wasthe Alvin Johnson Professor of Philosophy on the Graduate Fac-ulty of Political and Social Science at the New School for SocialResearch in New York. Professor Jonas was also author of, amongother books,
The Phenomenon of Life
(1966). He died in 1993-
 
THE MESSAGE OF THE ALIEN GOD & THE BEGINNINGS OF CHRISTIANITY
 
The Gnostic Religion
 
HANS JONAS
 
THIRD EDITION
 
BEACON PRESSBOSTON
 
 
Beacon Press25 Beacon StreetBoston, Massachusetts 02108-2892www.beacon.orgBeacon Press booksare published under the auspices of the Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations.© 1958, 1963, 1991, 2001 by Hans JonasAll rights reservedPrinted in the United States of America 0504 03 02 01 00 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1his book is printed on acid-free paper that meets the uncoated paperANSI/NISO specifications for permanence as revised in 1992.Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication DataJonas, HansThe gnostic religion : the message of the alien God and thebeginnings of Christianity / Hans Jonas.—3rd ed.p. cm.Includes bibliographical references and index.ISBN 0-8070-5801-7 (pbk.) I. Gnosticism I.Title
For Lore Jonas
 BT1390 J62 2001273'.1— dc21Scanned: February 200500-060852

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