Chasing Down Religion - In the Sights of History and the Cognitive Sciences - Panayotis Pachis

Chasing Down Religion - In the Sights of History and the Cognitive Sciences - Panayotis Pachis

Gnosis in European Religious History

Chasing Down Religion - In the Sights of History and the Cognitive Sciences - Panayotis Pachis

Ulrich Berner [+-]
University of Bayreuth, Germany
BERNER ULRICH is Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Bayreuth, Germany, faculty of cultural sciences. His main interests are European History of Religions, African Christianity, and Method and Theory in the Study of Religion. He is a member of the Advisory Board for SAPERE (Scripta Antiquitatis Posterioris ad Ethicam Religionemque pertinentia).

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The Gnosis-Concept as Problematic. A Look at the Research-History Gnosis as it appears in the European history of religions is more difficult to delineate than, for example, Neoplatonism or pantheism. For the concept of Gnosis has evoked completely different meanings over the last decades.

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Berner, Ulrich. Gnosis in European Religious History. Chasing Down Religion - In the Sights of History and the Cognitive Sciences. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 11-40 Dec 2014. ISBN 9781781792070. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=22729. Date accessed: 09 Aug 2020 doi: 10.1558/equinox.22729. Dec 2014

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