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John Bowker

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

Published in print January 2000 | ISBN: 9780192800947
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191727221

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(Gk., ophis, ‘serpent’).

A group of gnostic sects. According to them the wise serpent (Genesis 3. 14 f.) symbolized

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Subjects: Religious Studies

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