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By Ronald Cox

This learn compares writings from moment Temple Judaism, the hot testomony and Gnosticism that undertake the center Platonic tri-partite view of truth, with its transcendent One, its cosmologically lively middleman, and its fabric realm, of their efforts to provide an explanation for the connection among the Deity and the actual cosmos. The examine exhibits that those Jewish, Christian and Gnostic writings take in this middleman doctrine to varied ends, reflecting their special perspectives approximately construction and humanity’s position therein.

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