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Ancient Christian Magic: Coptic Texts of Ritual Power
This provocative collection of rites, spells, amulets, curses, and recipes of the early Coptic Christians documents Christianity as a living folk religion resembling other popular belief systems -Expand
The Secret teachings of Jesus : four Gnostic gospels
In December 1945, two Egyptian fellahin, digging for natural fertilizer in the Nile River valley unearthed a sealed storage jar. The jar proved to hold treasure of an unexpected sort: a collection ofExpand
The Gospel of Thomas: The Hidden Sayings of Jesus
The ancient mysteries : a sourcebook of sacred texts
Preface 1. Introduction 2. The Greek Mysteries of the Grain Mother and Daughter, and Related Mysteries Homeric Hymn to Demeter Herodotus, History, Book 8 (selection) Aristophanes, The FrogsExpand
The Persistence of Ritual in the Magical Book of Mary and the Angels: P. Heid. Inv. Kopt. 685
This chapter focuses of attention is upon a parchment codex that is part of the significant manuscript collection of the Institut fur Papyrologie in Heidelberg, P. Heid. Inv. Kopt. 685. This text, toExpand
The Gnostic Bible
The Nag Hammadi scriptures
This is the most complete, up-to-date, one-volume, English-language edition of the renowned library of fourth-century Gnostic manuscripts discovered in Egypt in 1945, which rivaled the Dead SeaExpand
The Ancient mysteries: A sourcebook : sacred texts of the mystery religions of the ancient Mediterranean world
Gathers selections from Greek and Roman history, plays, and poetry that refer to the mystery religions, and briefly explains what is known about how these religions got their start.
The kinetics of diastereomeric amino acids with o-phthaldialdehyde.
The kinetics of the reaction of the amino acid epimers L-isoleucine, D-allo-isoleucine, L-threonine, and D-allo-threonine with o-phthaldialdehyde and mercaptoethanol were determined at 25 degrees C.Expand
Reverence For Life: The Ethics of Albert Schweitzer for the Twenty-First Century
Albert Schweitzer's system of ethics as a way of life in which individuals live with compassion and respect for all living things - humans, animals, plants - is illuminated here through a series ofExpand