volume 3

ISSUE 1, 4 April 2018, Hermes Trismegistus


Christian H. Bull, Hermes Trismegistus: Special Issue, 1-2

Christian H. Bull, Wicked Angels and the Good Demon: The Origins of Alchemy According to the Physica of Hermes, 3-33

Anna van den Kerchove, The Notion of Truth in Some Hermetic Texts and Chaldaean Oracles, 34-53

Kevin van Bladel, Al-Bīrūnī on Hermetic Forgery, 54-66

Claudio Moreschini, The Interpretation of the Sacrament of the Eucharist as Palingenesis According to Foix-Candale, 67-83

Erin Prophet, Hermetic Influences on the Evolutionary System of Helena Blavatsky’s Theosophy, 84-111


Fryderyk Kwiatkowski, The Gnostic New Age: How a Countercultural Spirituality Revolutionized Religion from Antiquity to Today, written by April D. DeConick, 113-117

Miguel Herrero de Jáuregui, Refutation of All Heresies. Translated with an Introduction and Notes, written by M. David Litwa, 118-122

Emily Ann Laflèche, John among the Other Gospels: The Reception of the Fourth Gospel in the Extra-Canonical Gospels, written by Lorne R. Zelyck, 123-125

B.A. Jurgens, Das Böse, der Teufel und Dämonen—Evil, the Devil, and Demons: Dualistic Characteristics in the Religion of Israel, Ancient Judaism and Christianity, edited by Jan Dochhorn, Susanne Rudnig-Zelt and Benjamin Wold, 126-128

Petru Moldovan, Books Received, 129-134


ISSUE 2, 30 July 2018


April D. DeConick, Deviant Christians: Romanization and Esoterization as Social Strategies for Survival Among Early Christians, 135-176

Piotr Ashwin-Siejkowski, The Teachings of Silvanus (NHC VII,4) and the Education of the Christian Mind, 177-200

Lautaro Roig Lanzillotta, Dialogue in the Library: Jorge Luis Borges’s “The Circular Ruins” and His Re-reading of Gnostic Myths, 201-224

Jeffrey J. Kripal, The Gnostic Garden: Kabbalistic Motifs in a Modern Jewish Visionary, 225-246

Heidi Marx-Wolf, Philosopher-Priests and Other Ritual Experts in Later Antiquity: Some Additional Reflections, 247-253

Kimberly B. Stratton, On the Utility of Freelance Religious Expert as a Heuristic Category, 255-262



Lautaro Roig Lanzillotta, Ancient Ideas in Modern Disguise, 263-272

Ian N. Mills, The Text of Marcion’s Gospel, written by Dieter T. Roth, 273-275

Carson M. Bay, Ancient Tales of Giants from Qumran and Turfan: Contexts, Traditions, and Influences, edited by Matthew Goff, Loren T. Stuckenbruck, and Enrico Morano, 276-278

Petru Moldovan, Books Received, 279-283