Gnosticism and Christianity: Irenaeus (Bishop of Lyon) Disputes with Gnostic Narcissus—Roman Sages recount the Issue with the Christians—The Rule of Faith

A Dramatic Act of Irenaeus disputing with Gnostic Narcissus, a pupil of Valentinus. The early Church saw the Gnostic’s intellectual form of Christianity incapable of reaching the poor, uneducated masses, these historians argue. The first thing one may think of the Christians and Romans is the story of Christians fighting in the Colosseum against lions. It gives Continue reading Gnosticism and Christianity: Irenaeus (Bishop of Lyon) Disputes with Gnostic Narcissus—Roman Sages recount the Issue with the Christians—The Rule of Faith

Blavatsky’s Interpretation of the Tree of Life and Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil

“Were it light alone, inactive and absolute, the human mind could not appreciate nor even realise it (…) According to the views of the Gnostics, these two principles are immutable Light and Shadow, Good and Evil being virtually one and having existed through all eternity, as they will ever continue to exist so long as Continue reading Blavatsky’s Interpretation of the Tree of Life and Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil

Samuel Fales Dunlap on the Ancient Origin of Names of Great Gods, Cities, Rivers and Countries

Ancient Origin of Names of Great Gods figured by Samuel F. Dunlap, demonstrates that the ancient systems, considered pagan, with the ancient Hebrew system, contained a conception of the Hidden God, that was one under different names; proven phonetically, in connection with ancient cities, rivers, nations, etc. — “Ogygia me Bacchum vocat; Osirin Ægyptian putat; Mysi Phanacem Continue reading Samuel Fales Dunlap on the Ancient Origin of Names of Great Gods, Cities, Rivers and Countries