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So the book comes out of the first international GEM conference. Histories of the Hidden God: Concealment and Revelation in Western Gnostic, Esoteric, and Mystical Traditions, edited by myself and Grant Adamson.
The papers deal with the fact that even though Western religious traditions typically portray God as a humanlike creator, lawgiver, and king, both accessible and actively present in history, there is another concurrent tradition that God hides. This has led to a tension in the traditions. It is the Gnostic and the mystic who capitalize on the hidden and hiding God. It is the sage and the artist who try to make accessible to humans the God who is secreted away. This book explores the secret God from antiquity to the present day. The book is organized around three themes: the concealment of the hidden God; the human quest for the hidden God; and revelations of the hidden God.
In this book I have published one of my papers on the Gospel of John and Gnostic origins: "Who is hiding in the Gospel of John? Reconceptualizing Johannine theology and the roots of Gnosticism."