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Is this Egyptian Symbol also a Gnostic Christian One?

The Ankh I’ve looked at this symbol before, but in relation to Sharon Tate’s friend, Jay Sebring’s use of it in his advertising. But I haven’t explained its significance to me, personally. Perhaps this chapter from Jesus and the Lost … Continue reading

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Last of the Great Russian Christian Mystics

Leo Tolstoy (September 9, 1828 – November 20, 1910) Ian, from our Faith & Science group, sent me links to pdf copies of two of Leo Tolstoy‘s books on the Gospels. Ian also copied out the Preface to “The Gospel … Continue reading

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The Crusader King and His Karmic Debt to Jerusalem

Richard the Lionheart (September 8, 1157 – April 6, 1199) The mental flash I got yesterday about the Henry II, Richard I and John being connected with the unholy trinity of Flavian emperors hasn’t gone away. Let’s call it the … Continue reading

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All Hail! The Conquering Heroes of Judea

Rome’s Trinity of Emperors Have you ever why our calendar system uses the term Anno Domini? Up until this morning, I presumed it was because of Jesus. And in a way, I was correct, but during the night I kept … Continue reading

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Farce: Did the Disciples Mistake Lazarus’ for Jesus’?

The Empty Tomb As General Frederick “Boy” Browning said: “Well, as you know, I always felt we tried to go a bridge too far.” And I think the same thing about the author of “Caesar’s Messiah”. It is thus possible … Continue reading

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Satire: The Gospels as a “Jewish War” Prequel

Caesar’s Messiah (2005) I’ve always had this nagging feeling of unease when reading the stories of Jesus in the New Testament. I wrote of it before, preferring The Gospel of Thomas to the other ‘authorized’ gospels, even John’s. That a … Continue reading

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