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...
“Judas” was James

“Judas” was James

By Robert Wahler   I am a practicing mystic. I have been for most of my adult life, 42 years (initiated in 1976 by Maharaj Charan Singh). When Miguel invited me to write about Judas for his blog, I decided to address it directly to Christian Mythicists. While Aeon...
Was Jesus Christ a Gnostic? (part 2)

Was Jesus Christ a Gnostic? (part 2)

By Alex Rivera (Read Part 1 Here) Although this will undoubtedly ruffle many Orthodox feathers—outside of the Bible, we have some evidence that a group of ancient Gnostics, called the Naasenes, in which the church father, Hippolytus, discusses at great length and...
When Jesus Laughed

When Jesus Laughed

Jesus in the Gospels displays a wide range of emotions, but one that is glaringly absent is laughter. Even after his resurrections, widely celebrated during the Easter season, Jesus remains stoic almost to a fault. Shouldn’t the restoration of the universe after a...
Obnoxious Gnostics: The Apocalypse of Peter

Obnoxious Gnostics: The Apocalypse of Peter

People don’t always agree with each other, and people who form groups tend to not agree with people belonging to other groups. Whether this is due to human nature or a lack of experience of successful cooperation may be debated endlessly. Of course, this happens with...

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