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Sethians
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With reference to a few patristic sources, recent scholarship uses the name “Sethians” to denote the hypothetical religious groups(s) behind gnostic mythological stories in which Adam’s son Seth figures more or less prominently …

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Luttikhuizen, Gerard P. , “Sethians”, in: Brill Encyclopedia of Early Christianity Online, General Editor David G. Hunter, Paul J.J. van Geest, Bert Jan Lietaert Peerbolte. Consulted online on 23 April 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-7993_eeco_SIM_00003134>
First published online: 2018
First print edition: 20180827



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