12771Re: [Gnosticism2] Re: Follow-up to an Earlier Post: Why I'm a Gnostic
- Sep 11, 2006imdarkchylde wrote:
> Blessings and wingwhispers, Pi!!Hoeller's Church is in Los Angeles, not San Francisco, see
> Just thought I'd mention that two of the 'modern' gnostic groups I
> mentioned hold services, and of course if you live in France you can
> visit the Cathars site and find many abiguious chapels that are
> actually of a Catharian origin. If you live in San Fransisco you can
> visit Holloer's Chapel (or has he rebuilt since the fire?) and these
> would be some examples of communities of 'modern' gnostics, but their
> likeness to the ancients would have to be for you to determine.
> I tend to think of the Internet as an Indra's Web of minds, since we
> aren't in physical contact it is like a meeting of the minds. But
> that is just me. It seems that few want to call an online group a
> community, but I have found groups who consider themselves just that,
> and the 6th definition of webster for 'community' says 'ownership or
> participation in common," and the 7th definition says "simsilarity,
> likeness, us, a community of spirit." So under those deifinitions
> an 'online community' could exist, argueably.
> But this is my opinion, just that.
> May the Light of the One shine on your path!!
> Love and inner peas,
http://www.gnosis.org for the address.
An online group is what you make of it, though it can never completely
replace a face to face group.
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