Courses: Gnosticism (RELGH222B01)
Enrollment limited to 20 students.
The phenomenon of Gnosticism examined through close reading of primary sources, including the recently discovered texts of Nag Hammadi. Topics include the relation of Gnosticism to Greek, Jewish, and Christian thought; the variety of Gnostic schools and sects; gender imagery, mythology and other issues in the interpretation of Gnostic texts.
Fulfills: HU III
Haverford, Gest 102