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The Gnostic New AgeHow a Countercultural Spirituality Revolutionized Religion from Antiquity to Today$
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April D. DeConick

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780231170765

Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: September 2017

DOI: 10.7312/columbia/9780231170765.001.0001

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Spiritual Avatars

Spiritual Avatars

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(p.229) Chapter Eight Spiritual Avatars
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The Gnostic New Age
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April D. DeConick

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Columbia University Press
DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231170765.003.0009

Valentinian Christians functioning within the Catholic Church until the third century when they were expelled; shared teachings and rituals with Catholics, while elaborating and redefining them; divine humans and angelic twins; sacred marriage and holy eroticism; Valentinus; Ptolemy; Heraclean; Marcus. Engages the movie, “Avatar.”

Keywords:   Holy eroticism, Valentinus, Ptolemy, Heraclean, “Avatar” (movie)

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