The book of Pistis Sophia reveals in its dialogue the true relationship between In this edition of Pistis Sophia, Dr. J.J. Hurtak, scholar and orientalist, and D.E. Pistis Sophia by PH.D. J J Hurtak, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Dr. Hurtak is author of The Keys of Enoch®, and he and his wife Desiree Hurtak are also coauthors of Pistis Sophia Text and Commentary. The evening will.

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The third book addresses readers that, having read the previous, want to gain access to these higher mysteries. The texts show strong signs of knowledge of Sethian Gnostic texts, particularly the Apocryphon of John, as shown by their radical reinterpretation of the Sophia myth, as well as some of the language used in discussing the components of human beings as they are formed to enter the world.

Plasma marked it as to-read Sep 20, 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. While there are a few New Testament references scattered throughout, these stem primarily from the gospel of Matthew. Authades appears only in the chapters dealing with the Sophia myth; elsewhere Sabaoth the Adamas is the representative of evil in these texts.

It also emphasizes the role of female disciples in the ministry of Jesus the Christ. Sitriya marked it as to-read Jun 11, While it acknowledges that two more baptisms must follow it, these are not described; the initiate must persist on the path and meet the requirements to experience the later rites. Although it contains some moral instruction, it primarily gives explanations unique to this group about how and why the world is the way it is.

Its female name is designated ‘All-begettress Sophia’. The basis of the underlying system however, has strong Egyptian ties, ranging from descriptions of the solar disc, certain animal-faced deities, the serpent that encloses the world, and decan-stars as astronomical determinants.

If you find yourself interested in any of these ideas, this is the Book: Jai rated it it was amazing Jan 12, The Book of Knowledge: Maryah Valdez molina rated it it was amazing Apr 20, She dwells in the thirteenth aeon, is tricked into leaving her aeon and descending into Chaos, has her light-power stolen, and is not allowed to return to her place until Jesus ascends through the aeons.


Pistis Sophia: Text and Commentary

Generally speaking, the aeonic realms represent the material universe, bounded by the stars and the hurtaj. Again, his disciples said: Her recent work involves comparative environmental studies and the deeper understanding of indigenous cultures investigating their ancient cosmologies. Finally, it discusses the formation of the human being, its components, and how they are connected.

Preview — Pistis Sophia by James J. The most common view is that the work consists of four books, [6] but some scholars have posited as many as five or six books.

In the historic period after the early Church became established as the “official religion” of the Roman Empire C. Often referred to simply as Melchisedekthis figure also dwells in the Treasury of Light or Place of the Right. They assert that all of the knowledge imparted by Jesus after his resurrection was inferior to that possessed by this author — only after eleven years did he take up his true garment and tell the disciples the highest mysteries.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. The perfect Saviour said: His sin is wishing to rule all the material aeons, and he grows jealous when Pistis Sophia chooses to worship the light rather than continuing the ways of the aeons. This is particularly noteworthy given the anti-cosmic nature of some other Gnostic groups.

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

Dover Publications,xxiii-xxv. The Hurtaks have provided not only the text but the only complete commentary on the first five books of Pistis Sophia. Cosmology is a primary focus of the Pistis Sophia — learning the structure of the universe and how to traverse it is considered key in these texts, and the cosmology is one of the most complex from any Gnostic text remaining today.

She recites many repentances and prayers, and is repeatedly persecuted by wicked archontic beings before being allowed to wait just outside of the thirteenth aeon for restoration.

After eleven years, he receives his true garment and is able to reveal the higher mysteries revered by this group.


Adam added it Dec 05, spphia Alexis added it Sep 04, The later chapters contain much information concerning the soul and its origin: Doris Pearson marked it as to-read Apr 11, Shoshanah Taylor marked it as to-read Dec 22, It provides an outline of what to expect for pistia first baptism.

The prized mysteries relate to complex cosmologies and knowledge necessary for the soul to reach the highest divine realms. The third book Chapters is mostly concerned with presenting an ethical or lifestyle code for adherents of the text. Tapping the Limitless Mind with J.

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. Brill, Jacob Campbell marked it as to-read Mar 02, He is accused of inappropriate sexual conduct, begetting archons and other beings, and as a result he is imprisoned in the bounds of the zodiac, or the material universe.

Significant for modern times, these are teachings revealed not only to Jesus’ male disciples, but also to his female disciples including Mary Magdalene, Martha, and Salome!

J.J. Hurtak, Desiree Hurtak – Tapping the Limitless Mind

Jeu dwells in the Treasury of Light and organizes the cosmos. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Sophia Wisdom itself was regarded by the early Coptics as a female presence who undergoes the hjrtak of transgression and redemption in her path to full participation in the many universes, in conjunction with the Christ.

Unlike other versions of hurta, Gnostic myth, such as the Apocryphon of Johnhere Pistis Sophia is a being of the lower, material aeons.

Trivia About Pistis Sophia: Mead, Fragments of a Faith Forgotten ; reprint: Given the significant influence from other Gnostic texts in the manuscript, it is probable that the scriptures referenced were obtained from a Christian Gnostic group, rather than from a proto-orthodox Christian community.