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Richard Valantasis

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RICHARD VALANTASIS is professor of New Testament and Christian Origins at the Iliff School of Theology in Denver, Colorado. He is the author of several books, including Spiritual Guides of the Third Century, The Gospel of Thomas, and Reading Jesus: A Commentary on the Sayings of Jesus. An ordained Episcopal priest, Valantasis is well-known for his fresh translations and analyses of the New Testament and esoteric writings. He lives in Denver, Colorado.

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The Beliefnet Guide to Gnosticism and Other Vanished Christianities

Written by Richard Valantasis

Format: eBook, 192 pages
Publisher: Image
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $8.99

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Also available as a trade paperback.

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The Beliefnet Guide to Gnosticism and Other Vanished Christianities

Written by Richard Valantasis

Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
Publisher: Three Leaves
On Sale: February 21, 2006
Price: $9.95

Professors, please note: examination copies will be unavailable until February 2006.
From its earliest days, Christianity has been marked by a rich diversity of beliefs and practices. Different interpretations of Jesus’ life and mission, as well as conflicting views about worship and rituals, gave rise to numerous sects in the first... Read more >
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