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Academic article
  • Show author(s) (2023). The Sophia of the Greeks and the Gnosis of the Barbarians: Trajectories of Thunder (NHC VI,2) from Egypt to Eve. Gnosis: Journal of Gnostic Studies. 74-101.
  • Show author(s) (2022). The Coptic Translation of Epiphanius of Salamis's Ancoratus and the Origenist Controversy in Upper Egypt. Zeitschrift für antikes Christentum. 230-263.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Prophesying the Demise of Egyptian Religion in Late Antiquity : The Perfect Discourse and Antoninus in Canopus. Numen. 180-203.
  • Show author(s) (2018). Wicked Angels and the Good Demon: The Origins of Alchemy According to the Physica of Hermes. Gnosis: Journal of Gnostic Studies. 3-33.
  • Show author(s) (2017). Visionary Experience and Ritual Realism in the Ascent of the Discourse on the Eighth and the Ninth (NHC VI,6). Gnosis: Journal of Gnostic Studies. 169-193.
  • Show author(s) (2017). Monkey Business: Magical Vowels and Cosmic Levels in the Discourse on the Eighth and the Ninth (NHC VI,6). Studi e materiali di storia delle religioni. 75-94.
  • Show author(s) (2015). Ancient hermetism and esotericism. Aries. 109-135.
  • Show author(s) (2013). A New Edition of the Wizz Codex with an English Translation. Collectanea Christiana Orientalia. 193-209.
  • Show author(s) (2011). Gjenfødelse som innvielse i Hermes' vei. DIN - Tidsskrift for religion og kultur. 7-21.
  • Show author(s) (2007). Individuell og kollektiv beskyttelse i den hermetiske teksten Den perfekte diskurs. Chaos - Skandinavisk tidsskrift for religionshistoriske studier. 9-26.
Academic lecture
  • Show author(s) (2019). The Panopolis Connection: the Pachomian federation as context for the Nag Hammadi Codices.
  • Show author(s) (2019). Teaching and Extraordinary Experiences in Hermetism.
  • Show author(s) (2019). Stobaeus and Hermes Trismegistus in the Neoplatonic Tradition.
  • Show author(s) (2019). Hermes Trismegistus in the Platonic Chain of John of Stobi.
  • Show author(s) (2019). From the City to the Desert: Panopolis and the Pachomian federation as context for the Nag Hammadi Codices.
  • Show author(s) (2019). Epiphanius’ Ancoratus in Coptic.
  • Show author(s) (2011). The Tripartite tractate.
  • Show author(s) (2011). The Gospel of Truth.
  • Show author(s) (2011). Pure Philosophy and Sacrifice in the Books of Hermes.
  • Show author(s) (2011). Hemmelig tekst: Fra nedgravde steintavler til bestselger i pocketformat.
  • Show author(s) (2011). Guder.
  • Show author(s) (2010). Ikonoklasme 3. DIN - Tidsskrift for religion og kultur. 3-4.
  • Show author(s) (2009). Forord. DIN - Tidsskrift for religion og kultur.
Book review
  • Show author(s) (2016). Pascale Derron (ed.), Cosmologies et cosmogonies dans la littérature antique. The Classical Review. 325-327.
  • Show author(s) (2016). Joel Kalvesmaki, The Theology of Arithmetic: Number Symbolism in Platonism and Early Christianity. Numen. 113-117.
  • Show author(s) (2015). Hermes Christianus: The Intermingling of Hermetic Piety and Christian Thought, by Claudio Moreschini. Religion. 3 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2015). Gavin Flood, The Importance of Religion: Meaning and Action in Our Strange World. Numen. 465-467.
  • Show author(s) (2012). The Arabic Hermes: From Pagan Sage to Prophet of Science. By Kevin van Bladel. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009. Numen. 96-98.
  • Show author(s) (2009). Anmeldelse av "Mellem venner og fjender. En folkebog om Judasevangeliet, tidlig kristendom og gnosis," Anders Klostergaard Petersen, Jesper Hyldahl og Einar Thomassen (red.). Forlaget Anis, København 2008. Religionsvidenskapeligt Tidsskrift. 103-108.
Academic anthology/Conference proceedings
  • Show author(s) (2012). Mystery and secrecy in the Nag Hammadi Collection and other ancient Literature: ideas and practices : studies for Einar Thomassen at sixty. Brill Academic Publishers.
Academic monograph
  • Show author(s) (2018). The Tradition of Hermes Trismegistus: The Egyptian Priestly Figure as a Teacher of Hellenized Wisdom. 186.
Doctoral dissertation
  • Show author(s) (2014). The Tradition of Hermes: The Egyptian Priestly Figure as a Teacher of Hellenized Wisdom.
Academic chapter/article/Conference paper
  • Show author(s) (2021). ‘Only in Egypt did these Great Signs Appear’: Egyptian and Hermetic motifs in On the Origin of the World (NHC II,5). 30 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2020). The Panopolis Connection: the Pachomian Federation as Context for the Nag Hammadi Codices. 15 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2019). The Great Demon of the Air and the Punishment of Souls: The Perfect Discourse (NHC VI,8) and Hermetic and Monastic Demonologies. 16 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2018). Hermes between Pagans and Christians in Fourth Century Egypt: The Nag Hammadi Hermetica in Context. 54 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2017). Women, Angels, and Dangerous Knowledge: The Myth of the Watchers in the Apocryphon of John and Its Monastic Manuscript-Context. 33 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2017). An Origenistic Reading of Plato in Nag Hammadi Codex VI. 10 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2016). No End to Sacrifice in Hermetism. 24 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2012). The Notion of Mysteries in the Formation of Hermetic Tradition. 28 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2020). The Book of Bartholomew: A new translation and introduction. 87-126.
  • Show author(s) (2020). Appendix: John of Parallos, Homily Against Heretical Books: Translation and introduction. 553-558.
Book Translation
  • Show author(s) (2010). Hermes Trismegistos: Gresk-egyptiske visdomstekster.
Academic literature review
  • Show author(s) (2022). Hermetism. Brill Encyclopedia of Early Christianity Online.
  • Show author(s) (2012). Foreword. IX-XI.

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