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

Theosophy, Italian Fascism and German National Socialism

edited Nov 9 2018 Introduction: Loose analogy is often drawn between our subjects, which is Theosophy with that of National Socialism, and Fascism. Despite what anyone may personally feel against discussing this topic, it must be dealt with in numerous ways, and from numerous angles, as much and as vigorously and combative as the researchers Continue reading Theosophy, Italian Fascism and German National Socialism

American Founders inspired by Classical Greece and Rome: Classicism in Republicanism, Liberal and Early U.S. Education

Classicism in Liberal Education and Republicanism: A number of the American founders were classicists, and were trained in the classical education, which was characteristic of Enlightenment Liberal, or Republican thought, and was once therefore integral to education in the U.S. It should also be kept in mind, that the first U.S. president, George Washington was Continue reading American Founders inspired by Classical Greece and Rome: Classicism in Republicanism, Liberal and Early U.S. Education

Theosophy in Italian History, During World War and Under Fascist Rule

THEOSOPHY IN ITALY AND THE ITALIAN THEOSOPHICAL SOCIETY DURING WORLD WAR AND UNDER FASCIST RULE, INCLUDING THE PREFECT OF GENOA’S REPORT JAN 1939 – HELENA P. BLAVATSKY frequently visited Italy, in namely Bologna, Bari, Trieste, Venice, Rome, and Naples. Many of her acquaintances in Italy became members of the Theosophical Society. In 1851, H.P.B. met Giuseppe Mazzini, and Continue reading Theosophy in Italian History, During World War and Under Fascist Rule