The Radical Way Gnostics Used Magic

The Radical Way Gnostics Used Magic

When thinking of the ancient Gnostics, one might hold an image of esoteric Christians steeped in prayer and meditation — spiritually laboring to unify with the Monad. The syncretic meme of Jesus sitting in a lotus position comes to mind, perhaps. But what if that...
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...
Is the Gospel of Philip Gnostic or Christian?

Is the Gospel of Philip Gnostic or Christian?

  by James Brantingham PhD (Listen to our interview with James on the Gospel of Philip) Is the Gospel of Philip (GsPh) Gnostic or Christian? That may be determined by comparison.  Each “Saying or Verse” has to be compared against Canonical versus Classical Gnostic...
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...

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