The Valentinians: Ancient Christian Gnostics? | Religion for Breakfast

Valentinianism was a prominent variety of early Christianity starting in the 2nd century CE. Some call it a form of Gnosticism. But what is Valentinianism all about? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=heJZ37l4yFM Further reading: Piotr Ashwin-Siejkowski, "Valentinus’ Legacy and Polyphony of Voices" [2022] Geoffrey Smith, "Valentinian Christianity" [2020] Ismo Dunderberg, "Beyond Gnosticism" [2008]

Aeon Byte: “A Gnostic Creation Myth: the Valentinian Tripartite Tractate” (Cyd Charise Ropp, Ph.D.)

AEON BYTE GNOSTIC RADIO, July 1, 2019 We deal with the fascinating creation myth found in the Nag Hammadi library’s Tripartite Tractate. This Valentinian work provides as many differences as it does parallels to the Sethian cosmologies. Even more, our guest reveals her beautiful visuals that correspond to this gospel, as well as unique insights… Continue lendo Aeon Byte: “A Gnostic Creation Myth: the Valentinian Tripartite Tractate” (Cyd Charise Ropp, Ph.D.)