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Seth,

in the Bible, son of Adam and Eve, father of Enosh. In the chronology in the Gospel of St. Luke, Seth is an ancestor of Jesus. The Nag HammadiNag Hammadi
, a town in Egypt near the ancient town of Chenoboskion, where, in 1945, a large cache of gnostic texts in the Coptic language was discovered. The Nag Hammadi manuscripts, dating from the 4th cent. A.D.
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 codices preserve revelatory discourses ascribed to or allegedly emanating from Seth. The Second Treatise of Seth emphasizes the docetic nature of the Passion of Jesus. The Three Steles of Seth are liturgical pieces.

Seth,

in Egyptian religion: see SetSet
or Seth
, in Egyptian religion, god of evil. Set was a sun god of predynastic Egypt, but he gradually degenerated from being a beneficent deity into being a god of evil and darkness.
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Seth

Old Testament Adam's third son, given by God in place of the murdered Abel (Genesis 4:25)
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"At our current facility, we have capacity for 30 million litres of ice-cream," said Vikram Seth of Graviss.
It's very Seth's poems speak of lost love, changing seasons and themes that he himself can't understand SUMMER REQUIEM BY VIKRAM SETH ALEPH; ` 399
Acclaimed Indian writer Vikram Seth has been asked to return a $1.7-million advance he was paid by his publisher to write a sequel to his 1993 classic "A Suitable Boy", a report said Tuesday.
Vikram Seth does this experience justice in his work "A Suitable Boy" when at one point the Muslim and Hindu characters in the novel - who have coexisted as neighbours in harmony for many years - find themselves fighting with their own lot to save the skin of a Hindu or a Muslim friend.
The Indian writer Vikram Seth is one of my favourites, because he loves music, he knows music, and this love finds its way into his books.
3 A Suitable Boy by Vikram Seth "Reconnects me with my Indian extended family in laws.
Seven Elements - The * final year of a Lichfield Festival commission from composer Alec Roth and librettist Vikram Seth. Lichfield Cathedral.
Vikram Seth is writing a sequel to his bestselling novel A Suitable Boy, which was published in 1994.
I had not encountered the poetry of Vikram Seth until hearing settings of his words by the British composer Alec Roth.
BIRTHDAYS Olympia Dukakis, actress, 77; Martin Landau, actor, 77; Danny Aiello, actor, 75; Wendy Craig, actress, 74; Stephen Frears, film director, 67; Brian Wilson, rock musician (Beach Boys), 66; Lionel Richie, singer/songwriter, 59; John Goodman, actor, 56; Vikram Seth, novelist, 56; Peter Reid, former football player and manager, now a pundit, 52; Nicole Kidman, (pictured) actress, 41; Frank Lampard, footballer, 30.
Defying recent declarations that theory is dead, Ghosh (English, Wroclaw U., Poland) introduces a new approach to critical reading: (in)fusion, which he defines as a theory that "promotes a cross conceptual and cross-paradigm plexus." The essays in this volume, which are written by well known literary critics, examine the implications of (in)fusion theory and implement it in analyses of the works of Indian English novelists, such as Salman Rushdie, Amitav Ghosh, Anita Desai and Vikram Seth.