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This role is most widely discussed through extensive interpretations of Pistiw Authades appears only in the chapters dealing with the Sophia myth; elsewhere Sabaoth the Adamas is the representative of evil in these texts. University Books, Tapping the Limitless Mind with J. The Book of Knowledge: The manuscript is organized as an introductory manual for a new, potential initiate.

Hurtak, social scientist and researcher, provide extensive commentary to help you understand the original texts which are included in their entirety in a newly revised translation, and guide us through the extraordinary plight of Sophia Wisdom into a fuller understanding of the world around us. This is the demiurge of these texts. Alexis added it Sep 04, He is accused of hurfak sexual conduct, begetting archons and other beings, and as a result he is imprisoned huttak the bounds of the zodiac, or the material universe.

It also discusses at length the dissemination of the mysteries, repentance, and when it is or is not permissible to grant the mysteries to others.

Pistis Sophia: Text and Commentary

Here, he only gains his true garment pietis teaches the disciples the higher mysteries eleven years after his resurrection — downplaying versions of Christianity claiming his earlier teachings as ultimate truth. Sophia Wisdom itself was regarded by the early Coptics as a female presence who undergoes the experience of transgression and redemption in her path to full participation in the man Life changing!


The Psalms are used wholly as allegorical vehicles for interpretation of the Pistis Sophia myth. She is cofounder of The Academy For Future Science which is an international non-profit corporation which has branches in South Africa and various countries in South America.

He is closely tied to the highest divine being. Up to this point, while the mysteries necessary for salvation from the lower realms have been hugtak, they are not explained — the initiate must prove him or herself sufficiently worthy through right living.

Mikael marked it as sopuia Apr 14, Dover Publications,xxiii-xxv. The Midst is the space dividing this region from the upper realms, and is sometimes a waiting space for souls before being allowed to enter the light realms. Saint marked it as to-read Jan 09, Birgitte marked it as to-read Aug 07, Books by James J.

Pistis Sophia: Text and Commentary by James J. Hurtak, Ph.D., Ph.D.

This is achieved by receiving the siphia offered by the group represented by these texts. To a reader who was familiar with other, particularly Gnostic, forms of Christianity, this would have been striking, but might also drive the hearer to want to learn more about these truer and higher mysteries.

Even within a single book, occasionally multiple, differing accounts pistix a single event or cosmological outline appear, suggesting the use and preservation of several sources. He is a social scientist and scholar who has written, translated, and published over fifteen books, including those on the ancient Coptic texts illustrating Jesus’s work and especially involving the “Lost Scriptures” being found in the Middle East.


Although in many Gnostic texts and systems Sophia is a major female divinity, in Pistis Sophia she originates and dwells outside of the divine realm. The purpose of these heresiological writings was polemical, presenting gnostic teachings as absurd, bizarre, and self-serving, and as an aberrant heresy from a proto-orthodox and orthodox Christian standpoint. pixtis

Pistis Sophia – Wikipedia

Changes in terminology and cosmological description between books also shows that it is a compilation of texts that may have been written over a period of some time. Some call her ‘Pistis'”. Zhena Muzyka rated it it was amazing Jun 04, In the historic period after the early Church became established as the “official religion” pitis the Roman Empire C.

Chelsae marked it as to-read Aug 17, Shabazz Pizazz rated it it was amazing May 10, His subordinates also deliver certain sopjia out of the punishment regions when believers on Earth pray for them.

If you find yourself interested in any of these ideas, this is the Book: Finally, it discusses the formation of the human being, its components, and how they are connected. Jennifer hurtxk it as to-read Oct 10, The second part of what is commonly thought of as the fourth book chapters appears after a lacuna in the text, and is probably part of a separate book.