Basilides (2nd century)

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Primary Sources

Book or monograph Ireneaus, Heresies 1.24.
Book or monograph Clement of Alexandria, Miscellanies 1.21; 2.3, 6, 8, 20; 3.1; 4.12, 26; 5.1; 6.6; 7.17.
Book or monograph Epiphanius, Panarion 24.
On-line Resource Fragments from the Writings of Basilides (Gnostic Society Library)
Book or monograph Werner Foester, Gnosis: A Selection of Gnostic Texts, Vol.1. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1971. ISBN: 0198264348. pp.59-83.
Book or monograph Hippolytus, Refutation of All Heresies 7.20-27.
Book or monograph Origen, In Romans 6.1.
Book or monograph Philaster, 32.
Book or monograph Theodoret, Haereticarum fabularum compendium 1.4

Secondary Sources

On-line Resource Basilides (J.P. Arendzen)
Article in Journal or Book Roland Herbert Bainton, "Basilidian Chronology and New Testament Interpretation," Journal of Biblical Literature 42.1-2 (1923): 81-134.
Article in Journal or Book A.P. Bos, "Basilides as an Aristotelianizing Gnostic," Vigiliae Christianae 54.1 (2000): 44-60.
On-line Resource Francis Crawford Burkitt [1864-1935], Church & Gnosis. A Study of Christian thought and speculation in the Second Century. The Morse Lectures For 1931Francis Crawford Burkitt [1864-1935], Church & Gnosis. A Study of Christian thought and speculation in the Second Century. The Morse Lectures For 1931. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1932. Hbk. pp.154. View in PDF format pdf [This material is in the Public Domain]
Book or monograph F.L. Cross, The Early Christian Fathers. Studies in Theology 1. London: Gerald Duckworth & Co. Ltd., 1960. Hbk. pp.38-39.
Article in Journal or Book James Drummond, “Is Basilides quoted in the Philosophumena?” Journal of Biblical Literature 11.2 (1892): 133-159.
Article in Journal or Book Robert M. Grant, "Gnostic Origins and the Basilidians of Irenaeus," Vigiliae Christianae 13.2 (July 1959): 121-125.
Book or monograph Pétrement: A Separate GodSimone Pétrement, A Separate God: The Christian Origins of Gnosticism. Carol Harrison, trans. San Francisco: Harper, 1990. Pbk. ISBN: 0060664215. pp.336-346. Pétrement argues that Gnosticism emerged from within early Christianity.
Article in Journal or Book Montserrat Jufresa, "Basilides: A Path to Plotinus," Vigiliae Christianae, Vol. 35.1 (1981): 1-15.
On-line Resource Fragments of Basilides (Peter Kirby)
Article in Journal or Book B. Layton, "The Significance of Basilides in Ancient Christian Thought," Representations 28 (1989): 135-151.
Article in Journal or Book John Whittaker,"Basilides on the Ineffability of God," Harvard Theological Review 62.3 (1969): 367-371.
Article in Journal or Book H.A. Wolfson, "Negative Attributes in the Church Fathers and in the Gnostic Basilides," Harvard Theological Review 50 (1957): 145-156.

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