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Re: orion Gnosticism

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Orion List wrote:

> Date: Mon, 03 Nov 1997 20:08:15 -0500
> From: Jim West <jwest@Highland.Net>
> Subject: orion Gnosticism
> Colleagues,
> Has anyone since H. Ringgren pursued the idea that the Qumran texts
> have
> been influenced by gnosticism?  Or was he rather alone in this idea?
> Thanks,
> Jim

    I have not read Ringgren.  Could you give me the reference?
Wouldn't it be more likely that there are Essenic/Therepeutae
influences on Gnosticism?  At least Xian Gnosticism?


Díman dith laych idneh dínishMA nishMA
   Jack Kilmon (jpman@accesscomm.net)