Gnosticism describes a collection of ancient religions which taught that people should shun the material world created by the demiurge and embrace the spiritual world.

The Gnostic Gospels
The Nag Hammadi Library
The Gnostic Bible
The Gnostic Religion: The Message of the Alien God and the Beginnings of Christianity
Gnosticism: New Light on the Ancient Tradition of Inner Knowing
Gnosis: The Nature and History of Gnosticism
Beyond Belief: The Secret Gospel of Thomas
Pistis Sophia: A Gnostic Gospel
The Gospel of Judas
The Gnostics
The Gnostic Jung and the Seven Sermons to the Dead
The Tree of Gnosis: Gnostic Mythology from Early Christianity to Modern Nihilism
Reading Judas: The Gospel of Judas and the Shaping of Christianity
The Gospel of Thomas: The Hidden Sayings of Jesus

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