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May 11, 2006 10:52 AM
by christinaleestemaker

yes John, the same gnostic library have the story from the secrtet 

There are different translations of the Nag Hammadi rolls, worked 
out by two groups of translators.

Possibly there is more to be find in comming times.

greetings Christina.
Ps I posted this for the third time and now(this day) it was comming 
through on the talk list.Before not.

--- In, samblo@... wrote:
> Christina,
>    Thanks for the post of the Gnostic Text. The "Mary" who asks 
the questions 
> is Mary Magdelene. There is mention of "Sophia" (Wisdom) sometimes 
> "Pistis" (Faith - the direct first person perception of Gnosis 
> intermediary) this points to G. R. S. Mead's work "The Pistis 
Sophia" which adds more 
> material having the "Questions and lamentations of Mary 
(Magdelene) and many 
> other contents. Also the text mentions the "Great Invisible 
Spirit" which just 
> happens to be another of the Four Works "The Book of the Great 
Invisible spirit" 
> which are sisters to the Pistis Sophia. The Aeons Assembly and 
Life are 
> correlate to the Aeons of the Gnosis of Valentinus and though 
pages are missing in 
> the Savior Text Valentinus has a most beautiful Aeonology which 
> Ecclesiatic ( Assembly) and Zoe (Life).
>    There are certain works by the European Emile Amelineau 
pertinent to these 
> works that he published but were never translated into English 
much less even 
> seen here in America, since you are there in Europe you might have 
> to find his translation works in the French of "The book of the 
Great Invisible 
> Spirit."
>    There are many most interesting correlation's found in the 
Gnostic texts 
> of the Nag Hammadhi and other works such as "The Gnosis of the 
Light" that use 
> terms (monad) (silence (Sige: Aeon) and others that fix her 
context much 
> further back then Islam or medieval philosophers, the Gnostics in 
some cases were 
> before Christian appearance i.e.; Mandaeans, Nazarens, Ebeonite. 
You might also 
> Google "Lady E. S. Drower" for "The Secret Adam."
> John
> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]

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