Paraphrase Of Shem (NHC VII, 1)

PARAPHRASE OF SHEM (NHC VII, 1) A Gnostic apocalypse in which Shem ascends to heaven and is given extensive revelations by a divine being called Derdekeas. Its title is given at the beginning of the tractate. The revelations consist of a cosmogony, an anthropology, and a Gnostic history of salvation. The cosmogonic myth reflects a …

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