Information and translations for the new testament, apocrypha, gnostics, church fathers, gnostic gospels, pseudepigrapha epistles, apocryphal acts, and documents of. Information and articles on gnositicism, christianity, and related subjects. Samael aun weor, author of seventy books about universal religious principles (see gnosticbooksorg), gave a speech at the 1976 international gnostic congress in. Gnosticism: gnosticism, any of various greco-roman philosophical and religious movements prominent in the early christian era. A collection of materials dealing with gnosis and gnosticism, both ancient and modern includes the nag hammadi library. The gnostic gospels: are they authentic many sympathetic with gnosticism make much of the notion that the gnostic writings were suppressed by the early christian.
The nag hammadi library (also known as the chenoboskion manuscripts,” or as the gnostic gospels) is a collection of early christian and gnostic texts discovered. Gnostics, gnostic, & gnosticism: includes the gnostic gospels and information on gnostic christianity and the religion of gnosticism. This page indexes resources about gnosticism, the hermetica, and other related belief systems at sacred-texts. Gnostic writings are zavada, jack an explanation of gnosticism with definition and beliefs an explanation of gnosticism with definition and beliefs.
The nag hammadi library other important primary gnostic texts – ancient writings discovered in the century before the recovery of the nag hammadi library. Gnostics and other heretics gnostic texts of nag hammadi the discovery at nag hammadi began with an arab villager whose name was mohammed ali going with his. Beliefs & practices sponsored link gnostic beliefs: mary magdelene played an important role in many gnostic writings, often being second only to jesus in status.
Subscribe to our question of the week: question: what are the gnostic gospels answer: the gnostic gospels are writings by early christian gnostics after the. What is christian gnosticism the gnostics, on the other hand, use a variety of early heretical writings known as the gnostic gospels. 2 a brief introduction to gnostic texts i will never forget walking into the office of a faculty member at st mary’s (the divinity school of. The gnostic gospels: are they the real history of jesus are there secret writings about jesus in 1945 a discovery was made in upper egypt, near the town of nag hammadi.
Books, courses, audio lectures, retreats, downloads, forums, articles, and much more, about awakening consciousness. One important group of such writings were produced in the context of an early christian movement known as gnosticism the gnostic scriptures are gnostic texts.