The Gnostic Stance

The Gnostic Stance

By Robert Price Carl Jung was not only interested in Gnosticism; he was a Gnostic. And so am I. But let’s back up a few steps. The father of demythologizing was not Rudolf Bultmann, but rather that worthy’s student Hans Jonas, who wrote one of the earliest major books...
What Would a Gnostic Government Look Like?

What Would a Gnostic Government Look Like?

We seem to live in a time when everything is politicized and politics is sensationalized. Politics is everywhere in western culture except in those places where peace dwells. Citizens want solutions, maybe relief, in the strangest of places that include the past and...
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...
The Four Categories of Gnostic Religious Rites

The Four Categories of Gnostic Religious Rites

One of the most impactful releases in Gnostic studies in years is the recent The Gnostic New Age by April DeConick. As Birger Pearson writes, the book is a “paradigm shift in our understanding of religion, breaking new ground in scholarship on Gnosticism.” I certainly...