The Lion Becomes Man

The Gnostic Leontomorphic Creator and the Platonic Tradition

Howard M. Jackson  (Author), Society of Biblical Literature, 1985, 256 p.

Table of contents

Abbreviations

List of Plates

  1. The Gospel of Thomas
  • A Puzzling Logion of Jesus
  • The Text-Critical Issue
  • Oxyrhynchus Papyrus 654
  • Summary

 

  1. The Gnostic Leontomorphic Demiurge
  • The Old Testament
  • Origen, Against Celsus
  • The Pistis Sophia
  • The Apocryphon of John
  • Manaean and Manichaean Texts
  • Summary

 

  1. The making of the Gnostic Synthesis
  • The Old Testament and Early Christianity
  • Ezekiel’s and the Merkabah
  • The Zodiacal Leo
  • Yahweh, Mios, and the Two Cities Leontopolis
  • The Orphic Cosmogony
  • The Mithraic Leontocephaline
  • Summary

 

  1. The Platonic Tradition
  • The Lion and the Passions
  • The Platonic Tradition
  • A Coptic Gnostic Version of the Parable
  • Summary

Plates

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