God in Gnostic Myth
Lecture no. 3 from the course: Gnosticism: From Nag Hammadi to the Gospel of Judas
Taught by Professor David Brakke | 32 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses
The Secret Book According to John is the most important surviving Gnostic text. Explore the Gnostic conception of God in this book, as a complex intellect consisting of numerous aspects called “aeons.” Learn how the God of Genesis, viewed by the Gnostics as a lesser, imperfect divinity, came into being.