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Piotr Ashwin-Siejkowski

the main motifs of that life is aspiring to an ethical education, correct self-understanding, and taking care of one’s own soul, which is described as an “inner” camp, city, or temple. 21 The exhortation shows a modified Stoic understanding of virtue from “the way of living in harmony with nature

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David Brakke

Epinoia or Afterthought, Wisdom can thenceforth appear as Afterthought or indeed as Life, Zoē. 34 Afterthought, Wisdom, Life—they are not the same, and yet they are. Alternatively, in the Gospel of the Egyptians, the divine self-originate Word (Logos) becomes fused with the Adamas to create a single

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Bas van Os

is used in the more familiar sense of emotions and strong desires. In the 2007 The Nag Hammadi Scriptures , therefore, Pearson gives a remarkably different translation: But when they are full of passion, this is their motivating idea: “If we give ourselves up to death for the sake of the name

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April D. DeConick

the sake of recruitment and earning a living. Privatization creates a space for groups to turn their deviance into social capital, that is, any feature of social life that benefits and enables the group to more effectively empower group locomotion or momentum in the pursuit of shared objectives. 88

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Ivan Miroshnikov

elect,” in Gos. Thom. 49:1 is clearly a hendiadys. In a similar fashion, “the children of the light” and “the elect of the living father” in Gos. Thom. 50:2 can hardly be anything other than a hendiadys. Thus, Gos. Thom. 50:2 identifies the father with the light. This brings us to the last detail