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... This text is derived from "Approaching Gnosticism" by John Lash. / ...
... No scholar today regards the actual content of Gnosticism to be worthy of discussion. The message of the ...
... surviving materials. Scholars assume that Gnostic texts are valuable for what they tell us about ...
... origins of Christianity, period. But using Gnostic texts to legitimate Christianity is ...
... is contradictory to its radical message. The Gnostic protest against Judeo-Christian religion is ...
... use what I call the "Lego method" of Gnostic scholarship to select those elements from the ...
... interest in recovering the actual message of Gnosticism. / My intention in reworking the Gnostic ...
... the Pagan, pre-Christian teachings of Gnosis that were preserved in the Mystery Schools. If ...
... on modern spiritual life: / First, we see the Gnostic protest against the ...
... is acceptable where genuine experience of Gnosis is concerned. There is huge responsibility ...
... huge responsibility involved in knowing what Gnostics knew. I am convinced that the way for the human ...
... only discovered, on the visionary path of Gnosis. / The Message/ History and content go ...
... Message/ History and content go together in Gnosticism, because Gnostics had an alarming message ...
... undermine that agenda for good and all. Gnostic ideas assume a central and imperative role in ...
... narrative. / The unique knowledge Gnostics tried to impart to the world at large concerns ...
... god" of Judeo-Christian religion. Gnostics claimed that the supernatural being billions ...
... messiah, Jesus Christ. / In short, Gnostics warned that Judeo-Christian religion is a ...
... is not human. This is the core teaching of the gnostikoi, "those who know about divine ...
... you will find this message anywhere else./ Gnosis is the knowledge of how we are deviated, by ...
... bad news, the spooky part of the message. But Gnostics also had sublime good news to impart. They had a ...
... the planetary system, habitat of the Archons. Gnostics taught that these inorganic entities ...
... is dulled by fatigue or over-stimulation. Gnostic texts contain vivid accounts of first-hand ...
... in explicit language. / But the message of Gnosticism is not "Blame it on the Archons." ...
... Far from it. The core teaching of Gnosis specifies that this alien species is not an ...
... but they are unique in their predatory role. Gnostics taught that not all that happens in our minds ...
... understanding the Archon thesis of the Gnostics can alert us to how we are being manipulated. ...
... and the Archons is written large and clear in Gnostic texts, but ignored by scholars for obvious ...
... K. Dick and others such as Wilhelm Reich to the Gnostic message, helps us to realize its contemporary ...
... its contemporary power. / The surviving Gnostic texts, thought to be Coptic translations of ...
... incoherent to reveal the full scope of what the Gnostics had to say, although all the essential clues ...
... into my reconstruction of the core teaching of Gnosis is based on specific clues in the Coptic ...
... When all is said and done, approaching Gnosticism involves an act of faith, indicated by ...
... with genuine, first-hand, re-invented Gnosticism. Dick said that the discovery at Nag Hammadi in ...
... those who learn it. This knowing within is Gnosis, not the assurance of a divine self, but the ...
... / There is no better way to approach Gnosticism than through the eye of the heart, where this ...
... the plural, Archons, is often translated in Gnostic texts as "the Authorities." ...
... (There is no Coptic word for Archon, so Gnostic texts use the Greek term in Coptic ...
... definition:/ Level One: Cosmological/ In Gnostic cosmology, Archons are a species of inorganic ...
... / Level Two: Noetic-Psychological/ In Gnostic psychology, the noetic science of the Mystery ...
... deviance from our innate intelligence, Gnostics saw the signature of an alien species that ...
... their mind-set for ours. According to the Gnostics, Judeo-Christian salvationism is the ...
... definition, but as so often happens with Gnostic teachings, noetic and cosmic elements tend to ...
... planet./ Level three: Sociological / In the Gnostic view of human society, the Archons are alien ...
... and works against the universal plan of life. Gnostics taught that the Archons exploit our tendency ...
... imposed. / Jacques Lacarriere suggests that Gnostics detected the humanized face of the Archons in ...
... to the individual. He argues that Gnostics recognized "the fundamentally corrupt ...
... religions, races, nations..." (The Gnostics, p. 24) Corruption occurs, not because we make ...
... the scale of correction. Lacarriere says that Gnostics reached this conclusion "out of ...
... or exaggerated./ For an intimate glimpse of Gnostic teaching on the Archons, including advice on ...
... and retribution, Judgement Day./ The Gnostic protest against Judeo-Christianity has not ...
... mainly because the scholars who specialize in Gnostic studies are constrained by their religious ...
... anti-Judaic and anti-Christian elements of Gnostic teachings become evident, they are ...
... impression: we are left thinking that Gnostics must have been bad people if they rejected the ...
... love, and forgiveness. / In fact, the Gnostics protested, not against the clear and obvious ...
... rather than have no atonement at all. / Gnostics saw through the Redeemer Complex to the ...
... with Her. The correction of Sophia was the Gnostic alternative to the Redeemer Complex./ ...
... tulkus, some of whom walk among us today. The Gnostics also had a conception of a lineage of ...
... instruments of divine knowledge. The Gnostic Revealer does not save anyone, but he or she ...
... it evolves in the course of human experience. Gnosis is a revelation of novelty and open-ended ...
... that apply as human experience changes. / Gnostics were particularly outraged by the exclusive ...
... belief in the Christian Redeemer and the Gnostic teaching on the innate power of humanity to ...
... Passion of Sophia/ One thing I would say about Gnostic cosmology May this comment be helpful to ...
... of delving into these recondite materials. Gnosticism has been called science fiction theology, and ...
... / But what if the science fiction elements in Gnosticism turn out to be "true fiction" fact ...
... recover the original Mystery teachings of the Gnostics is to prepare people for that eventuality. It ...
... information will save us. This is the saving gnosis which the Gnostics taught. There is no other ...
... As I have explained elsewhere in the site, Gnostic accounts of how Sophia becomes metamorphosed ...
... of Irenaeus contains some clues on how Gnostic seers (whom we may now recognize as genuine ...
... In chirality, the property of handedness, Gnostics seem to have detected abiogenesis: the ...
... unsolved mysteries of natural science. The Gnostic distinction recalls the insight of Louis ...
... life-forms. In Gnostic science, this is explained by the fact that a ...
... of a solid orb with a unique atmosphere. Gnostic myth clearly describes how the elements of the ...
... too close to the Sun, nor too far away. / If Gnostics were right, astrophysicists in the future may ...
... recovery of what Egyptian astronomers (i.e., Gnostics seers on the Nile) knew, as Kepler himself ...
... in an inorganic planetary system: this is how Gnostics saw the Earth. As we might expect, then, the ...
... Sabaoth, pronounced SAH-buy-ot. The Gnostic cosmological treatises describe how, early ...
... another outrageous notion, typical of Gnostic myth-making. But could it in any sense be ...
... into a pearl. In the bizarre perspective of Gnostic science, the Moon was not ejected physically ...
... is one of those weird notions that comes out of Gnostic teachings, or what's left of them. But as I have ...
... I have already noted, the stranger it gets with Gnosticism, the more sense it makes. From years of ...
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