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Gnosticism; Futile Ground

Gnosticism is called a heresy by some. According to tradition, a heretic is one who deviates from the true (christian) faith. But what defines that “true faith”? Who calls it that, and for what reasons? I have drifted way out … Continue reading

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Mary, Mystic of the Desert

The social status of women in the Bible has been limited for a long time but now contemporary discussion, new perspectives and spiritual debate are frequent and lively. The factual life stores of the many women named Mary will always … Continue reading

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Gnostic Ideas of Valentinus

Who is Valentinus?the Gospel of Truth 2nd century Valentinus lived in the 2nd century and considered a “Gnostic” (gnosis), Christian mystic and poet. Valentinus was born in Phrebonis in upper Egypt about 100 AD and began his career teaching in … Continue reading

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