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Can We Still Say ‘God’?

All that we are is the result of all that we have thought. – Siddhartha Gautama In the last book of the New Testament, The Revelation, we read that the Alpha and Omega are One; origin (arche) and end (telos) […]

Gnosis vs Gnosticism

There is much misunderstanding in the minds of the students of truth as to what is really meant by the word Gnosis. The word itself is a Greek word meaning knowledge, but it does not simply refer to the popular view or […]

True Light of Christ

True religion is based upon the premise that Truth, or the way of life as it really is, cannot be understood by a materialistic approach to life. Questions arising with regard to the materialistic approach and the true spiritual approach […]

What in the World is a Gnostic?

Are we witnessing a rediscovery of Gnosticism? To judge from the burgeoning new literature and the increased use of the terms “gnosis” and “Gnosticism” in popular publications, the answer would seem to be yes. Only twenty-five years ago, when one […]

Gnostic History

Hidden History of the Secret Church

“Where is the true Church of Christ?” This is a question that has plagued Christians since the time of the apostles. For millions of believers, the Roman Catholic Church remains the ‘One True Church’ led to this day by the […]

Beyond The Da Vinci Code: Christianity’s Real Secret

On the surface, it’s hard to explain the astonishing success of Dan Brown’s Da Vinci Code. Many critics have pointed to its stale cliffhanger plot, its wan characterisation, and even to the flaws in its research. And yet it has sold […]

Judas: The Greatest Disciple?

At the climax of Dante’s Inferno, the narrator and his guide, Vergil, make their way to the deepest part of hell in the centre of the Earth. Embedded there is the fallen Lucifer, a hideous, three-headed figure with batlike wings. Each […]

The Gnostics: An Interview with Tobias Churton

Tobias Churton is one of today’s most lively and spirited investigators of that underground stream of the Western tradition known as Gnosticism. He first became interested in the Gnostics while reading for a degree in theology at the University of […]

Awakening to Gnosis

Prisoners of Earth Come Out

I stand in the midst of the world and in the flesh was I seen of them. And I found all men drunken, and none found I athirst (for God) among them. And my soul grieveth over the sons of […]

Christianity: The Ultimate Secret

Today there is an unprecedented thirst for the innermost secrets of Christianity. The quest for these lost teachings drives the plots of best-sellers like The Da Vinci Code and Holy Blood, Holy Grail; it is discussed in major newsmagazines; and it is the […]

Out of Body Experience

Belief: A state or habit of mind in which trust confidence, or reliance is placed in some person or thing: FAITH. Gnosis: Of, relating to, or characterized by knowledge or cognition. – Webster’s Third New International Dictionary When Robert Monroe began having his […]

Awakening Our True Potential

Man is born an unfinished creature. He cannot walk or talk or feed himself. Long years of care are required to bring him to even the most minimal levels of self-sufficiency. And yet even after the typical person has reached […]

Gnostic Scriptures

What Do the Lost Gospels Have to Teach?

Over the last century, a number of previously lost and unknown texts have come to light and illumined the origins of the main religions of the West. The most famous include the Nag Hammadi library, unearthed in Egypt in 1945, […]

Rescuing the Bible from Literalism

“The world,” wrote the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein, “is the totality of facts, not of things.” So it is, but facts take many forms. The hard-edged events of ordinary reality are only one form, and not always the most important. This […]