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Issue 1-2, 11 July 2016, Gnostic Countercultures

April D. DeConick and Lautaro Roig Lanzillotta, Introducing Gnosis: Journal of Gnostic Studies, 1-3

April D. DeConick and Lautaro Roig Lanzillotta, Gnostic Countercultures: Special Issue, 5-6

April D. DeConick, The Countercultural Gnostic: Turning the World Upside Down and Inside Out, 7-35

Grant Adamson, “I Turned away from the Temple”: Sethian Counterculture in the Apocryphon of John, 36-55

John D. Turner, Transgressing Boundaries: Plotinus and the Gnostics, 56-85

Zeke Mazur, Forbidden Knowledge: Cognitive Transgression and “Ascent Above Intellect” in the Debate Between Plotinus and the Gnostics, 86-109

Lautaro Roig Lanzillotta, The Apocalypse of Paul (NHC V,2): Cosmology, Anthropology, and Ethics, 110-131

Dylan M. Burns, Gnosis Undomesticated: Archon-Seduction, Demon Sex, and Sodomites in the Paraphrase of Shem (NHC VII,1), 132-156

M. David Litwa, Gnostic Self-Deification: The Case of Simon of Samaria, 157-176

Gregory Shaw, Demon est Deus Inversus: Honoring the Daemonic in Iamblichean Theurgy, 177-195

Brent Landau, The Coming of the Star-Child: The Reception of the Revelation of the Magi in New Age Religious Thought and Ufology, 196-217

Sarah Iles Johnston, The Great God Pan, 218-233

Wouter J. Hanegraaff, Alan Moore’s Promethea: Countercultural Gnosis and the End of the World, 234-258

Victoria Nelson, Children of the Light: Gnostic Fiction and Gnostic Practice in Vladimir Sorokin’s Ice Trilogy, 259-275

Matthew J. Dillon, Symbolic Loss, Memory, and Modernization in the Reception of Gnosticism, 276–309

Margarita Simon Guillory, Gnostic and Countercultural Elements in Zora Neale Hurston’s “Hoodoo in America,” 310–327


Aaltje Hidding, Christliches Ägypten in der spätantiken Zeit: Akten der 2. Tübinger Tagung zum Christlichen Orient (7.–8. Dezember 2007) , written by Dmitrij Bumazhnov, 329-331

Serge Cazelais, The Sentences of Sextus and the Origins of Christian Asceticism , written by Daniele Pevarello, 332-334

Blake A. Jurgens, Scriptural Incipits on Amulets from Late Antique Egypt: Text, Typology, and Theory , written by Joseph E. Sanzo, 335-337

Sheldon Steen, Conceptions of “Gospel” and Legitimacy in Early Christianity , written by James A. Kelhoffer, 338-341

Matthew Twigg, Beyond the Gnostic Gospels: Studies Building on the Work of Elaine Pagels , edited by Eduard Iricinschi, Lance Jenott, Nicola Denzey Lewis, and Philippa Townsend, 342-344

Petru MoldovanBooks Received for Review in Gnosis: Journal of Gnostic Studies, 345-359