The Shack (Novel & Movie)

The Shack (Novel & Movie)

We get deeply acquainted with an inspirational and mystical narrative: The Shack, both a best-selling novel and box office hit. This includes a penetrating view of many of the film’s evocative scenes — especially one where Sophia makes an appearance. On this journey,...

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The Shack (Novel & Movie)

We get deeply acquainted with an inspirational and mystical narrative: The Shack, both a best-selling novel and box office hit. This includes a penetrating view of many of the film’s evocative scenes — especially one where Sophia makes an appearance. On this journey,...

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Secret Symbolism in Occult Fiction, Horror Movies & the Film Mother!

Secret Symbolism in Occult Fiction, Horror Movies & the Film Mother!

Secret Symbolism in Occult Fiction, Horror Movies & the Film Mother!

We explore a new and exciting novel that is partially based on the darker side of occultism— accurately drawing from forbidden grimoires and historical demonic rituals. Continuing a lesson of dealing with power-hungry gods, we deconstruct Darren Aronofsky’s...

The Gnostic Origins of Christianity

The Gnostic Origins of Christianity

The Gnostic Origins of Christianity

Recent scholarship argues that original Christianity was comprised of a spirit-possession cult that owed allegiance to the mysterious Queen of Heaven (later associated with Sophia). These Nazar or “priests of Melchizedek” would evolve into formative Gnostics and...

The Broken Key (Movie)

The Broken Key (Movie)

We explore a new and fascinating film that delves heavily with mystic themes and symbols: The Broken Key. Beyond starring famed esoteric/sci-fi stalwarts such as Christopher Lambert, Rutger Hauer, and Geraldine Chaplin, this thriller takes audiences on an occult...

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Breaking the Shells: An Apocalyptic Ritual Drama Analysis of Mother!

Breaking the Shells: An Apocalyptic Ritual Drama Analysis of Mother!

By Alex Rivera Beware of Spoilers! Please watch Mother! before reading this article. This article is also R-rated. The surreal, fever-dream film Mother! by Darren Aronofsky, contains many allusions to Kabbalism, Jungian psychoanalysis and Gnosticism—particularly...

How Christianity Became Gnostic

How Christianity Became Gnostic

  By Tim Claason   I recently had the honor of being interviewed by my favorite podcaster, Miguel Conner, on his Aeon Byte Gnostic Radio podcast.  Author and owner of The Aeon Eye website, Alex Rivera, (who I frequently read) also joined, and we all geeked out on...

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