Tag Archives: Gnosticism

Meet the Swami of Baltimore

William Walker Atkinson (Dec. 5, 1862 – Nov. 22, 1932) Ian sent the Faith and Science group a link to the pdf copy of Mystic Christianity yesterday and I read the first chapter all the way through. In essence he … Continue reading

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Are We Too Close to the Truth to Appreciate What It Is?

The Third Jesus: The Christ We Cannot Ignore (2008) I’ve had this book for almost 10 years, but I never had the motivation to read it before now. Perhaps I had to be more prepared for what it said. Perhaps … Continue reading

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What are ‘Movement and Rest’?

Gospel of Thomas, 50 All during the writing of The Star of Bethlehem manuscript in 1996, I knew I was getting somewhere, but couldn’t quite grasp where that somewhere was. Now, 24 years later, I’m returning to one of the … Continue reading

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How Well Do You Know Yourself?

Beyond Belief: The Secret Gospel of Thomas It’s been awhile since I read this book, published in 2003. Elaine Pagels is a biblical scholar who focuses on the New Testament Greek writings. Her interest has always been on the Gnostic … Continue reading

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What Makes Me a Gnostic Christian?

It’s like trying to split an atom: if you succeed, it may well explode in your face. We are so used to splitting hairs to define terms and concepts that we miss the forest for the trees. Are there any … Continue reading

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The Star of Bethlehem (Cover Page)

The Star of Bethlehem An Astrological Portrait of Jesus of Nazareth Christopher David Stewart Miller

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Carmelite Sisters of St. Teresa

Just so we don’t skip by yesterday‘s post and not mention St. Teresa of Ávila, here’s the coat of arms for the order she founded. Isn’t it great how divergent thoughts link up?

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Who was the Beloved Disciple of Jesus?

Was it St. John the Divine? This is one of the enduring questions which has puzzled Christians from the 1st Century CE to the present day. And the fact that there are so many competing theories has not made it … Continue reading

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Close Encounters of the Fourth Kind

[I was reviewing some of my Revelation posts from April 2018, and came across the one I’d written about seven being a divine number. Then I remembered this chapter from Who’d Have Thought It? Here it is in full:] Around … Continue reading

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Is This Person Another Past Life?

Rudolf Steiner (1861 – 1925) Probably not. But our common spiritual heritage might be Christian Rosencreutz, at least at the astral level. This link can be seen in comparing our birth charts: Do you see that conjunction between my Moon … Continue reading

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