Amorous Archons in Eden and Corinth

Amorous Archons in Eden and Corinth

By Robert Price   A preoccupation with the textual minutiae of Scripture may stem from either a strict belief in verbal inspiration or simply the scholarly love of trivia, but in any case few Bible students can resist a good exegetical puzzle. One of the most...
The Great Declaration of Simon Magus

The Great Declaration of Simon Magus

Introduction and translation by Robert Price  Simon Magus (the Mage, the Magician) is a fascinating character whom we meet in Acts 8, where he is depicted as a charlatan, though perhaps with real supernatural powers. He is a temporary and easily vanquished competitor...
Was Jesus Christ a Gnostic? (part 1)

Was Jesus Christ a Gnostic? (part 1)

By Alex Rivera I punched a hole through time and space. The frozen. The evil spirits were ashamed. One cold winter night, I had a dream. A very special dream vision. In it, Jesus Christ himself appeared to me. He was hooded, in white, bright, glowing Shepherd’s...
The Gnostic Origins of Valentine’s Day

The Gnostic Origins of Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is one of those holidays most people take for granted but know very little about. And that is because its origins are as mysterious as love itself. Originally known as the Feast of Valentinus (Latin for ‘worthy’), this holiday was established by Pope...