Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition
Greek gnōsisknowledgefromgignōskeingnō-to knowgnō- in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Ancient Greek γνῶσις (gnō̃sis, “knowledge”).
Gnosis Sentence Examples
More popular in style is his Gnosis oder prof.-evang.
Perhaps we may find a third and better possibility by ceasing to aim at a scientific gnosis of God, either limited or unlimited.
The works of the pseudoDionysius contain a gnosis in which, by means of the teaching of Iamblichus and Proclus, the church's theology is turned into a scholastic mysticism with directions on matters of practice and ritual.
But these good spirits can only save men by imparting to them the true gnosis concerning nature and her forces, and by calling them away from the service of darkness and sensuality.
That is tp say, his gnosis neutralizes all that is empirical and historical, if not always as to its actuality, at least absolutely in respect of its value.