This category is for information on ancient Gnosticism and the history of Gnosticism. Relevant sites include the examination of ancient Gnostic texts, information on ancient Gnostics such as Marcion, and the description of ancient Gnostic ideas. Any sites of a devotional nature or relating to modern beliefs are not appropriate for this category.
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Describes the history, beliefs, and practices of the ancient Gnostics.
Basilideans - Wikipedia
A Gnostic sect founded by Basilides of Alexandria in the 2nd century.
The Bridal Chamber
A site dedicated to the innermost mystery of early Christianity and the role of Mary Magdalene as the founder of Christianity.
Catholic Encyclopedia: Gnosticism
History of Gnosticism from its pre-Christian roots through its developed doctrines concerning cosmogony, the Sophia-myth, soteriology, and eschatology. Includes information on rites, schools, and literature.
Gnostics, Gnostic Gospels, & Gnosticism
An introduction to Gnosticism.
Jacob Boehme Resources
Offers online transcriptions of the works of Jacob Boehme.
An effort to bring the spectrum of material and references to Mary Magdalene together in one cohesive website.
Sethianism - Wikipedia
A group of ancient Gnostics, that date their existence before Christianity.
The Trail of Gnosis
An interactive PDF format CD-ROM explores traditions of Gnosticism from the 4th to 15th centuries both in depth and as an overview.
Valentianism - Wikipedia
A religious doctrine named after Valentinius, a Roman theologian who lived circa 2nd century, and defied Christian orthodoxy, in order to follow Gnosticism.
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