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Book who can be viewed as a personification of Demiurge (Image 3).
This is especially apparent in the Apocryphon of John in which Demiurge, who is pictured as Old Testament God, produces flood which is allegorically read as an attempt to cover humankind with darkness: "For it (the ruler) had brought darkness down over all the earth.
This special type of knowledge brings liberation from the fallen world of Demiurge.
This recalls another motif expressed in many Gnostic texts because Demiurge along with his servants makes both material and psychic aspects of humans.
In the Apocryphon of John, the first man, Adam, became alive only through the breath of Demiurge, who blew a part of his spirit into his face.
Just like Demiurge, who did not realize he had given Adam a divine element that would lead him to liberation, the aliens were not aware of the secret deed of Dr.
do not talk of a creation ex nihilo but relate the gradual ordering by a demiurge, the world's great architect, of a watery chaos from which come earth and sky and everything they contain.
This juxtaposition, which is even more noticeable in Hebrew than Greek, of the 'breath' of the demiurge above the chaos and the demiurge's intervention, caused the ancients, as we know, to talk of an intellectual creation on the first day.
Reading verse 2 as it appears in Hebrew, the biblical demiurge does not 'create' ex nihilo, his aerial presence intervenes from above in a pre-existing watery chaos.
Thus the demiurge establishes the dynamic dyad of sacred and profane that is symbolized in the cosmic order by day and night, earth and heaven, above and below.
This is 'Yhwh's day' when Yhwh the demiurge will take back possession of his creation by re-consecrating it to himself for ever, as on the world's first Sabbath (Gn 2.