volume 4

Issue 1, 25 June 2019: Special Issue: Gnostic Afterlives in American Religion and Culture. Part 1: Theorizing the Gnostic in Modernity, edited by April D. DeConick and Jeffrey J. Kripal

 

April D. DeConick, Special Issue: Gnostic Afterlives in American Religion and Culture. Part 1: Theorizing the Gnostic in Modernity, 1-8

April D. DeConick, The Sociology of Gnostic Spirituality, 9-66

Gregory Shaw, Can We Recover Gnosis Today?, 67-80

Arthur Versluis, What Is Gnosis? An Exploration, 81-98

 

REVIEWS

Dell Joseph Rose, Desiring Divinity: Self-Deification in Early Jewish and Christian Mythmaking, written by M. David Litwa, 99-102

Vicente Dobroruka, Fakes, Forgeries, and Fictions: Writing Ancient and Modern Christian Apocrypha: Proceedings from the 2015 York Christian Apocrypha Symposium, edited by Tony Burke, 103-105

Lorenzo DiTommaso, Theologische Orakel in der Spätantike, edited by Helmut Seng and Giulia Sfameni Gasparro, 106-108

Victoria Nelson, Secret Body: Erotic and Esoteric Currents in the History of Religions, written by Jeffrey J. Kripal, 109-111

Daniel James Waller, The Concepts of the Divine in the Greek Magical Papyri, written by Eleni Pachoumi, 112-116

Petru Moldovan, Books Received, 117-128

 

Issue 2, 13 November 2019: Special Issue: Gnostic Afterlives in American Religion and Culture. Part 2: (Neo-)Gnostic Movements in America, edited by April D. DeConick and Jeffrey J. Kripal

 

Hugh B. Urban, The Knowing of Knowing. Neo-Gnosticism, from the O.T.O. to Scientology, 129-146

Cathy Gutierrez, Know Place: Heaven’s Gate and American Gnosticism, 147-164

Simon J. Joseph, American Gnosis: Jesus Mysticism in A Course in Miracles, 165-190

Mitch Horowitz, The New Age and Gnosticism: Terms of Commonality, 191-215

 

REVIEWS

Dylan M. Burns, Codex apocryphus gnosticus Novi Testamenti, written by Peter Nagel

Anders Kloostergard-Pedersen, Maidens, Magic and Martyrs in Early Christianity. Collected Essays I, written by Jan N. Bremmer, 221-227