Teachings of Silvanus contains interesting verses, two of which are 99.13 which states Christ has a single hypostasis (hidden spiritual reality); and 102.3 which states Christ is incomprehensible with respect to his hypostasis. The word hypostasis was later adopted as part of the doctrine of the Trinity of Nicene Christianity.
|Year Written: (Assumed)||250-300 AD|
|Discovered:||Nag Hammadi Library, Egypt 1945
The Nag Hammadi Library is a collection of 13 ancient books containing over 50 texts. This important discovery includes a number of primary "Gnostic Gospels" – texts which were assumed to have been destroyed during the early Christian conflicts.
All the texts discovered at Nag Hammadi can be viewed in the Gnostic Society Library website.
|Further Reading:|| earlychristianwritings.com/text/silvanus.html|
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