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Paradise Lost – Chapter IV

Long and far have I wandered since last I read John Milton’s great work. I had forgotten how difficult it is. After many hours of puzzling, consulting Dartmouth’s fine annotated text, and looking up obscure words and place names with … Continue reading

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Is Original Sin Bullshit?

When I was an atheist, I considered the doctrine of original sin to be utter bullshit, constructed only to keep people under the thumb of the church. Reading the bible didn’t help me. After all, Jesus himself talks about the … Continue reading

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The Secret Book of John: Cain, Abel, and Seth

Previous Chapter: The Creation of Zoe Among the ancient Gnostic manuscripts rediscovered in modern times, the Secret Book of John is one of the most important. It a sacred reservoir of Gnostic myth and revelation.  It breathes with the life … Continue reading

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The Secret Book of John: The Creation of Zoe

Previous Chapter: Adam’s Awakening Among the ancient Gnostic manuscripts rediscovered in modern times, the Secret Book of John is one of the most important. It a sacred reservoir of Gnostic myth and revelation.  It breathes with the life of vision … Continue reading

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