The Psyche in Antiquity, Book Two: Gnosticism and Early Christianity Edward F. Edinger (Los Angeles)
ISBN 0-919123-87-2. Index. 160 pp. 1999. $25.00
Focuses on the ideas of Paul of Tarsus and Simon Magus; then explores those of their descendants: in the Church, Clement of Alexandria, Origen, Tertullian and Augustine; in the Gnostic line, Marcion, Basilides, Valentinus and Mani. A final chapter clarifies their psychological significance for the modern individual.