Prada Perfect Mind

Prada Perfect Mind March 8, 2012

Via a review of Elaine Pagels’ latest book, Revelations, in The New Yorker, I learned of a Prada perfume commercial featuring text from one of the Gnostic works found at Nag Hammadi, “Thunder, Perfect Mind.” Here’s the video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K9L_zXcGNAE

I truly wonder what the ancient author and early readers of the text would make of its use in a video such as this one – with jazz playing in the background.

There is an online article looking at this instance as an example of the influence of Gnostic feminine theology on contemporary poetry and culture.

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