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Andrew Phillip Smith is editor of The Gnostic and the author of several books on Gnosticism, esotericism, and early Christianity, including the first ever Dictionary of Gnosticism. He has also written for New Dawn, Fortean Times and The Guardian. Originally from Wales, he now lives in Dublin and has also lived in London and California.

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Watkins Publishing (November 17, 2015)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 256 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1780288212
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1780288215
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 10 ounces
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 5.3 x 0.7 x 8.5 inches
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I am the author of several books and articles on Gnosticism, early Christianity and esotericism. My books include John the Baptist and the Last Gnostics, Lost Teachings of the Cathars, Secret History of the Gnostics, A Dictionary of Gnosticism, The Lost Sayings of Jesus: Annotated & Explained, Gnostic Writings on the Soul: Annotated & Explained, and The Gospel of Philip: Annotated & Explained. I’m also editor of The Gnostic: A Journal of Gnosticism, Western Esotericism and Spirituality.

My books combine accurate and in-depth research with a sympathy for Gnosticism and spirituality.

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