The Tao of Thomas

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It is because of the Eastern tone of Thomas, the Gnostic theology embedded in Thomas, and the possible Pre-Christian influence of the text that makes it so compatible with the philosophy of the Tao Te Ching, so as to make one a fascinating supplement to the other. Both advance inner and intuitive knowledge above all. Both allude to the way to acquire this knowledge through an unwavering search within oneself. Since the deeper meanings of both Thomas and the Tao Te Ching are both direct and indirect, it is hoped that each time they are read some new insight and treasure can be taken from them.

Author: Joseph B. Lumpkin
Publisher: Fifth Estate
Published: 02/28/2005
Pages: 152
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.51lbs
Size: 9.00h x 6.00w x 0.35d
ISBN13: 9780976099260
ISBN10: 0976099268
BISAC Categories:
- Religion | Biblical Commentary | New Testament | General
- Religion | Taoism (see also PHILOSOPHY | Taoist)