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Pistis Sophia – Book 1, Chapter 6

Previous Chapter: Book 1, Chapter 4 & 5 “Lord, if it is you, withdraw your glorious light into yourself so that we can stand it,” the disciples said. “Otherwise our eyes are blinded, and the whole world will be disturbed by … Continue reading

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Pistis Sophia – Book 1, Chapter 4 & 5

Previous Chapter: Book 1, Chapter 3 The disciples sat together in fear and were exceedingly agitated and afraid because of the great earthquake which, and they wept together. “What will happen?” they said. “Will the Saviour will destroy the entire world?” … Continue reading

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Pistis Sophia – Book 1, Chapter 3

Previous Chapter: Book 1, Chapter 2 When the light had come down over Jesus, it gradually surrounded him entirely. Then Jesus ascended or soared to the heights, shining brightly with an immeasurable light. The disciples gazed after him and none … Continue reading

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Pistis Sophia – Book 1, Chapter 2

Previous Chapter: Book 1, Chapter 1 The disciples were sitting together on the Mount of Olives, speaking of these words and rejoicing in great joy, and exulting exceedingly. “We are blessed before all men on earth, because the Saviour has revealed … Continue reading

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Pistis Sophia – Book 1, Chapter 1

The Pistis Sophia is a Gnostic treatise that puts Gnostic teachings into a Christian framework. It is a much harder read that The Hypostasis of the Archons and The Secret Book of John. I’m going to attempt to make it … Continue reading

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The Revelation of Adam in Modern English

This is the revelation that Adam taught his son Seth in the seven hundredth year. The Fall of Adam and Eve “Listen to my words, my son Seth,” said Adam. When Sakla created me out of the earth along with … Continue reading

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The Gospel of Truth: Who is the Father?

The Gospel of Truth is one of the best known Gnostic gospels found at Nag Hammadi. It presents a Valentinian view of Christianity, and was likely written in Greek in the second century AD. This modernized text is based on … Continue reading

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Pankaj Mishra: Informed Critic or Sanctimonious Racist?

According to Jordan Peterson’s so called “friend” Bernard Schiff, Pankaj Mishra’s critique of “12 Rules For Life”, which was given the click-bait title Jordan Peterson & Fascist Mysticism, is an informed and thoughtful critique. Peterson called Mishra a “sanctimonious prick” and a … Continue reading

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The Gospel of Thomas: Salvation Through Gnosis

The Gospel of Thomas is an apocryphal (non canonical) gospel containing sayings of Jesus. Being a sayings gospel, like the theoretical gospel of Q, the source of the sayings in the gospels of Matthew and Luke, the gospel of Thomas … Continue reading

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The Secret Book of John: Epilogue

Previous Chapter: Barbelo’s Message 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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