These are Gnostic Times

These are Gnostic Times

The Gnostic nightmare seems to have come true in modern times. Humanity suffers under oppressive, surveillance, and stagnant systems, ruled by godlike overlords that stifle creativity and individuality. As some have said, it’s Philip K. Dick world. How did this happen...

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These are Gnostic Times

The Gnostic nightmare seems to have come true in modern times. Humanity suffers under oppressive, surveillance, and stagnant systems, ruled by godlike overlords that stifle creativity and individuality. As some have said, it’s Philip K. Dick world. How did this happen...

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Santa Muerte & The Death Goddess Archetype

Santa Muerte & The Death Goddess Archetype

Santa Muerte & The Death Goddess Archetype

Death welcomes everyone, just as the Holiday Season does (and you’ll find the connection between the two). Today’s greatest personification of death is Santa Muerte or “Holy Death.” This deity/saint is associated with protection and safe passage to the afterlife, as...

Understanding the Gospel of Philip

Understanding the Gospel of Philip

Understanding the Gospel of Philip

The Gospel of Philip remains one of the most insightful yet approachable texts from the Nag Hammadi library. This Valentinian work grants deep understanding into the culture and theology of ancient Gnosticism, from precise rituals to the intimate relationship between...

Synchronicity, Archetypes, Projection & Other Jungian Concepts

Synchronicity, Archetypes, Projection & Other Jungian Concepts

Synchronicity, Archetypes, Projection & Other Jungian Concepts

CG Jung left many tools of Gnosis behind, including the concepts of synchronicity, archetypes, and projection. We explore in depth these and other avenues of individuation — as well as how they can relate to our own lives in a modern world. We also delve into the...

Latest Blog Posts

How Gnostic Spirituality Changed the World

How Gnostic Spirituality Changed the World

Most of us want our spiritual “stuff” to be original, or at least think that our traditions came from some exclusive explosion of wonder and innovation — something radical at least. We just know our soul or consciousness is unique, and the same should go for our...

“The Book” And the Unconscious: Emergence & Discovery

“The Book” And the Unconscious: Emergence & Discovery

Guest post by Robin Robertson, where he presents two models of creativity: emergence and discovery. He provides examples of both in his own work, as a magician and as a writer. And listen to our latest interview with Robin.   How is it that the imagination brings...

What Is Gnosticism? [Video]

What Is Gnosticism? [Video]

At its basic level, Gnosticism is a term coined by English philosopher Henry More in the 17th century to describe some heretical Christians in the Book of Revelation. At its most sophisticated level, it is experiencing the representation of The All — as the character...

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