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RELG 222: Gnosticism (HC) Spring 2024

Background Information

Intaglio with Pataikos, Isis, and Nephthys (Gnostic gem with scarab). 1st-3rd century CE. The Walters Art Museum.

Background Information on Religions

The following sources provide overviews of religious groups and their practices in the United States.  These resources are a quick way for you to find out the basic facts and recent scholarly interpretations.

When using an article in an encyclopedia or handbook, always check the bibliography for further reading at the end of the article. It will provide a selective list of the books, articles, and, frequently, Web resources considered to be the most up-to-date and reliable.

Online Resources