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Gnosticism is a modern name for a variety of ancient religious ideas and systems, originating in ...... Their beliefs and practices likewise have little overlap with the religions that manifested from those religious figures and the two should not be ..... According to Logan, the Gnostics were a cult, at odds with the society at large.

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Although Gnosticism thus rests on personal religious experience, it is a .... Not all humans are spiritual (pneumatics) and thus ready for Gnosis and liberation. ... numerous ends, including the structuring of an ordered and peaceful society, and  ...

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Dec 27, 2017 ... The Jedi religion wasn't an analog for Christianity or any particular religious ... The Last Jedi sounds just like the spirituality of modern day Western society. ... I refer to Gnosticism as a spiritual movement rather than a religion ...

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Gnostic America: A Reading of Contemporary American Culture & Religion ... He explores the spiritual mechanisms going on behind everything from .... and became more ingrained in the psyche of whichever society had as its head a leader ...

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I am currently writing the second book in my Gnostic Spirituality trilogy. ... its way into American religion and culture, and transforms our us and our society.

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The great variety of spiritual traditions and writings within Christianity originated at ... an explicit commitment to social justice and the transformation of society. ... Irenaeus also battled against a heresy called Gnosticism (from the Greek word for  ...

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Mar 18, 2004 ... The key lies in the obscure and ancient religious sect of Gnosticism. ... chance of achieving a sense of the spiritual, through a time-honoured channel, without ... "I see Western society right now as being in search of something ...

www2.kenyon.edu/Depts/Religion/Projects/Reln91/Gender/Gnosticism.htm

However, like the Virgin Mary, Sophia too was shaped by a highly patriarchal society. ... In more modern Gnostic groups, Sophia is talked about in ... into a positive figure for feminist spirituality.

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The term Gnosticism describes a variety of philosophies and spiritual ... There are no statistics concerning the precise number of Gnostic religious movements or ... Theosophical Society, Rosicrucianism and Scientology.2 The Gnostic idea of ...