Introduction 1

Part 1: At the Jordan
1 The Parting of the Waters 12
2 The Mind of the Deuteronomist 20
3 The Sacred Jordan and the Reversal of the Flow 32
4 Primal Man, Son of Man, and the Messiah 39

Part 2: Immanence
5 The Naassene Sermon 50
6 The Teaching That Didn’t Take 60
7 The Parting of the Waters (Revisited) 75
8 The Demiurge and the Wisdom Dialogue 93
9 Spiritual Malfeasance 110

Part 3: Hridaya
10 The Primary Source Document: The Refutation of
All Heresies 124
11 The Grail 133
12 The Gate of Heaven 152
13 The Primordial Waters 174
14 The Incomprehensible One 202

APPENDIX 1 The Refutation of All Heresies, Book 5 211

APPENDIX 2 Glossary to The Refutation of All Heresies,
Book 5
238

Notes 248

Bibliography 280

Index 290

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