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Epistle to Rheginos

Malcolm Lee Peel

Epistle to Rheginos

a Valentinian letter on the Resurrection; introduction, translation, analysis, and exposition.

by Malcolm Lee Peel

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Published by Westminster Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Resurrection -- Early works to 1800.,
  • Eschatology -- Early works to 1800.,
  • Gnosticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesTreatise on the Resurrection. English. 1969.
    SeriesThe New Testament library
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBT870 .P4 1969
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 208 p.
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5695661M
    ISBN 100664208770
    LC Control Number70089686


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The didactic letter to Rheginos, Dr. Peel offers a full commentary on the Epistle. He discusses its place in the Nag Hammadi Library, the nature of its eschatology & its authorship/5. The Epistle to Rheginos;: A Valentinian letter on the Resurrection; introduction, translation, analysis, and exposition (The New Testament library) [Peel, Malcolm Lee] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Epistle to Rheginos;: A Valentinian letter on the Resurrection; introduction, translation, analysisCited by: 3. The Epistle to Rheginos: a Valentinian letter on the Resurrection; introduction, translation, analysis, and exposition. Unknown Binding – January 1, Manufacturer: Westminster Press.

by Irenaeus to Valentinus; the Epistle to Rheginos, a Valentinian work, possibly by Valentinus himself, on the Resurrection; and a Tripartite Treatise, probably written by Heracleon, of the school of Valentinianism. The other documents from the Najʿ Ḥammādī library include the Gospel of Thomas, a collection of sayings and parables.

The Epistle to Rheginos [Pseudepigrapha] This is a Valentinian letter on resurrection, translated by Malcolm Lee Peel. This edition contains a fresh translation and exposition of one of the writings from the Nag Hammadi Library. Its importance is that it provides the first Gnostic document devoted exclusively to the subject of individual.

The newly discovered Gnostic Epistle to Rheginos on the Resurrection in Sparsa collecta, Part 3. Patristica, Gnostica, LiturgicaCited by: 3. Malcolm Lee Peel is the author of The Epistle to Rheginos ( avg rating, 3 ratings, 1 review, published ) and Gnosis und Auferstehung ( avg rat /5.

This book looks at the way in which post-death existence is represented in the work of the early Church Fathers - notably Athenagoras, Tertullian, and Origen - and the Letter to Rheginos, and how these representations compare with its treatment both in Scripture and in contemporary, modern theological reflection.

This book looks at the way in which post-death existence is represented in the work of the early Church Fathers - notably Athenagoras, Tertullian, and Origen - and the Letter to Rheginos, and how these representations compare with its treatment both in Scripture and in contemporary, modern theological : David Rankin.

Epistle Epistle / Book of Jude Epistle of Barnabas Epistle of Peter Epistle to Diognetus Epistle to Philemon • Epistle to Rheginos Epistle to the Colossians Epistle to the Galatians Epistle to the Laodiceans Epistle to the Romans epistles epistles of Paul epistocracy epistolary epistolary form epistolary literature.

The Newly Discovered Gnostic ‘Epistle to Rheginos’ on the Resurrection: I - Volume 15 Issue 2 - W. Van Unnik Skip to main content Accessibility help We use cookies to distinguish you from other users and to provide you with a better experience on our websites. The Treatise on the Resurrection is an ancient Gnostic or quasi-Gnostic Christian text which was found at Nag Hammadi, Egypt.

It is also sometimes referred to as "The Letter to Rheginos" because it is a letter responding to questions about the resurrection posed by Rheginos, who may have been a non-Gnostic Christian.

1 Background. The Epistle to Rheginos. By Malcolm Lee Peel. xv+ London: S.C.M. Press, 8or. This is the first full-scale study in English of the Epistle to Rheginus (or, to use the Latin title derived from its colophon, the De Resurrec tione) since the text was published inand is a model of the kind of.

(2) The Gospel of Truth, (3) The Epistle to Rheginos, (4) The Treatise on the Three Natures, (5) Prayers of Peter and Paul. Its provenance, unlike the other codices, is from the philosophical Gnostics—the Valentinians. In fact, Dr. Quispel thinks The Gospel of Truth was written by Valentinus himself, and his colleague, Dr.

Van Unnik,File Size: 1MB. This ancient lost Gospel text was found among the Nag Hammadi manuscripts buried in Egypt over 1, years ago. This manuscript has also been titled, "The Letter to Rheginus." It is considered to have been written in the early Second Century by an early follower of Jesus.

This translation is from Nag Hammadi Codex I, Pages Really, it’s a “partial list”, as we have compiled a list of over books that have been associated with the Bible either through archeological research or historical documentation, but not all are found here due to certain limitations (Vatican secrecy, MS script censorship, lost manuscripts, early-church book burnings, etc).

• Epistle Epistle / Book of Jude Epistle of Barnabas Epistle of Peter Epistle to Diognetus Epistle to Philemon Epistle to Rheginos Epistle to the Colossians Epistle to the Galatians Epistle to the Laodiceans Epistle to the Romans.

Also, it is difficult for scholars to give an exact date for the first writing of each of these works, but through analyzing the themes, language, and various quotations, scholars can generally arrive at a rough estimate regarding when each book was written.

Acts of John Date: A.D. Acts of Peter Date: A.D. The Epistle to Rheginos: a Valentinian letter on the Resurrection: introduction, translation, analysis and exposition. Valentinus preaching in upper and lower Egypt (Thebais, Arsinoitis, Alexandria); Valentinian renderings of the Gospel meld with Gnostic teachings; Gospel of Truth, Treatise on the Resurrection, Prayer of the Apostle Paul, Epistle to Rheginos.

What can be said today about this belief?This book, third in Wright's series Christian Origins and the Question of God, sketches a map of ancient beliefs about life after death, in both the Greco-Roman and Jewish worlds. iv The Epistle to Rheginos. v The Gospel of Philip.

vi Other Nag Hammadi Treatises. vii The Gospel of the 5/5(8). You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books.

An epistle (/ ɪ ˈ p ɪ s əl /; Greek: ἐπιστολή, epistolē, "letter") is a writing directed or sent to a person or group of people, usually an elegant and formal didactic letter. The epistle genre of letter-writing was common in ancient Egypt as part of the scribal-school writing curriculum.

The letters in the New Testament from Apostles to Christians are usually referred to as. Patristic literature, body of literature that comprises those works, excluding the New Testament, written by Christians before the 8th century.

Patristic literature is generally identified today with the entire Christian literature of the early Christian centuries, irrespective of. Epistles were a primary form of written communication in the ancient world, especially during New Testament times. Since many of the New Testament books were originally written as letters to churches or individuals, they are referred to as the Epistles.

An epistle would have been written on a scroll. The Epistle to Rheginos: Christian-Gnostic Teaching on the Resurrection: 8.

Martin Luther's Theology of Last Things: 9. The Coming of the Kingdom and Sixteenth-Century English Bibles: From Ecclesiology to Eschatology: The Changing Puritan Understanding of the Reign of Christ: Part 4: Theological Pespectives on Author: David W.

Baker. The Newly Discovered Gnostic ‘Epistle to Rheginos’ on the Resurrection: II. It is always somewhat precarious to speak about a Gnostic book and to. Now the Son of God, Rheginos, was Son of Man. He embraced them both, possessing the humanity and the divinity, so that on the one hand he might vanquish death through his being Son of God, and that on the other through the Son of Man the restoration to the Pleroma might occur; because he was originally from above, a seed of Truth, before this.

This book, third in Wright's series Christian Origins and the Question of God, sketches a map of ancient beliefs about life after death, in both the Greco-Roman and Jewish worlds. It then highlights the fact that the early Christians' belief about the afterlife belonged firmly on the Jewish spectrum, while introducing several new mutations and 5/5(6).

by Ryan Turner. The following is a list of a number of alleged “Lost Gospels” or “Lost Books” that are not in the New Testament. The reason that these books are not in the New Testament is because they were written so late and therefore could not have been written by an apostle or associate of an apostle (see: Myths about the Lost Books of the New Testament).

Generate in PDF TREATISE ON THE RESURRECTION (Codices Gnosticorum I, 4, ) The fourth tractate of Codex I from the NAG HAMMADI LIBRARY.

This tractate is a brief, personal communiqué from an unknown Gnostic teacher to his pupil “Rheginos” (). Written in response to the pupil’s questions regarding the nature, means, and goals of personal [ ].

Valentinus preaching in upper and lower Egypt (Thebais, Arsinoitis, Alexandria); Valentinian renderings of the Gospel meld with Gnostic teachings; Gospel of Truth, Treatise on the Resurrection, Prayer of the Apostle Paul, Epistle to Rheginos On the Resurrection, Tripartite Treatise.

The Epistle of Diognetus is composed. – The item Authoritative texts and reception history: aspects and approaches, edited by Dan Batovici, Kristin De Troyer represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in Boston University Libraries.

The content of the books found at Nag Hammadi cannot be described as mainstream, nor can they be described as “treasured” by Christians everywhere. In the fifth chapter Pagels speculates about how a test like the Letter to Rheginos or the Secret Revelation of James might have been used as devotional literature in the early monasteries in Egypt.

and Epistle to Rheginos, stand almost as close to “orthodoxy” (depending on how that term is defined) as parts of the Apostolic Fathers and the Apologists. The “subapostolic age” was in any case a period in which the bounds of orthodoxy and heresy had not yet been firmly established.

All sides on virtually everyFile Size: KB. The Received Letter of Paul and Timothy to Philemon The Letter of Dionysius the Areopagite to Timothy The Letter of His Father to Rheginos The Letter of Pelagia The First Letter of Clement to the Corinthians The Second Letter of Clement to the Corinthians The First Letter of Clement on Virginity   The four category is extra writings.

The Acts of Paul and Thecla (AD ) is a book that describes the physical characteristics of Paul (Paul and Thelca 3). The Epistle to Rheginos (fourth century) says that Paul was a man who died and went to heaven (Rheginos. Letter to Rheginos Some there are, my son Rheginos, who want to learn many things.

They have this goal when they are occupied with questions whose answer is lacking. If they succeed with these, they usually think very highly of themselves. But I do not think that they have stood within the Word of Truth. Likewise the Epistle to Rheginos speaks of a spiritual resurrection that has already taken place for the pneumatic through Christ’s conquering of death and transformation into the “imperishable aeon.” In this sense the Adversus Haereses Book 5.

The Ante-Nicene Fathers: Translations of the Writings of the Fathers Down to A.D. Library Guides: Church Fathers & Other Early Christian Literature: Early Theological Divergence & SchismAuthor: Sally Shelton. The Prison Epistles of Paul The Book of Colossians The book of Colossians is believed to written sometime in between 56 and 61 A.D.

while Paul was imprisoned in Rome (Tenney, ). In this letter to the church at Colossae, Paul addresses the issue of Gnosticism in the church.These essays on eschatology are drawn from the gathering of the Evangelical Theological Society in the USA.

Contributions come from biblical, historical, systematic and applied theology with a special section devoted to eschatology in open theism.

Although united by the theme of eschatology, they are a rather disparate collection—both in terms of standpoint and style.APOCRYPHAL BOOKS & OTHER FALSE SCRIPTURES. 3 But I fear, lest by any means, as the serpent beguiled Eve through his subtilty, so your minds should be corrupted from the simplicity that is in Christ.

Introduction. 2. God’s complete Word exposes Satan’s lies. God’s Word complete in 66 books.