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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...

Aleister Crowley in America

Aleister Crowley in America

We take an electric journey with Aleister Crowley during his years in the New World — largely based on research previously undiscovered by biographers and scholars. This mystic adventure includes Crowley’s views of American art and spirituality, as well as torrid...

Latest Blog Posts

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...

The Secret Gnosis of Hotel California, Part 1

The Secret Gnosis of Hotel California, Part 1

By Chris Henley   If you are of a certain age, you've no doubt heard the Eagles' 1977 Grammy-winning single, Hotel California — most likely, many times. The exact meaning behind the surreal lyrics has often been the subject of inquiry in various interviews with Don...

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