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...
The Worst Gnostic Movies Ever

The Worst Gnostic Movies Ever

Science fiction seems to rule our box office. And it’s no secret that Gnostic philosophy has found a conduit for its contraband philosophy in speculative fiction movies. Such films as The Matrix, They Live, Dark City, and The Truman Show have become modern dacitic...
The Gnosis and Tragedy of the Yezidi

The Gnosis and Tragedy of the Yezidi

Being persecuted is a badge of honor for many religions, just as feeling persecuted is so intoxicating many of today’s sociopolitical movements. Victimhood paradoxically seems empowering, liberating, even divine — although much of the time it’s a diabolical grab for...

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