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Valentinus, Great Preacher of Gnosis

Lecture no. 11 from the course: Gnosticism: From Nag Hammadi to the Gospel of Judas

Valentinus, Great Preacher of Gnosis

Taught by Professor David Brakke | 33 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses

The second century theologian Valentinus used the Gnostic myth in creating a powerful Christian movement. Here, learn how Valentinus modified Gnostic teachings in ways appealing to early Christians. Grasp how his spirituality invited followers to find true gnosis in Jesus and to experience God directly, intimately, and joyfully.

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