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The Feminine in Gnostic Myth

Lecture no. 8 from the course: Gnosticism: From Nag Hammadi to the Gospel of Judas

The Feminine in Gnostic Myth

Taught by Professor David Brakke | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses

Gnosticism is known among the ancient religions for its prominent number of female deities and divinities. Look at three examples of the feminine in Gnostic texts—the feminine divine, the feminine revealer, and the feminine heroine—to assess the nature and role of the female principle within the Gnostic tradition.

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