The Serpent savior

“Some of them say that the serpent was Sophia herself; for this reason it was opposed to the maker of Adam and gave knowledge to men, and therefore is called the wisest of all [Gen. 3:1]. And the position of our intestines through which food is taken in, and their shape, shows that the hidden Mother of the shape of the serpent is a substance within us.”

“The Sethian Ophites.” The Other Bible. Ed. Willis Barnstone. Harper San Francisco, 1984. 664.

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