13137Mary Magdalene all this and next week on CCG!!!
- Sep 1, 2007Mary Magdalene. Now we veer our eyes from Sophia to one of her
incarnations. Despite her rising popularity and redemption in Western
Society, there are still many misconceptions and unknown facts about
the Bride of the Logos. And there is also a great divide between the
Magdalene of the Canonicals and the Apostolic Leader you find in the
Gnostic Scriptures (and the various legends throughout history). A
good time to get to know her all over again, like a romance that just
won't end. Astral GuestJane Schaberg, author of `Mary Magdalene
Understood' and `The Resurrection of Mary Magdalene'.
--Detailed comparing and contrasting the characteristics of the
Canonical Mary Magdalene to the Gnostic Mary Magdalene.
--How the views of Mary Magdalene have changed throughout history in
legend, art and film.
--Why is the Apostle Paul silent about Mary and other female disciples?
--Although the notion of Mary being married to Jesus has been quite
dispelled recently, how very erotic undertones can be found in their
--Was there an egalitarian movement in early Christianity with woman
often in leadership roles?
--Did Mary Magdalene really exist and was she the Beloved Disciple?
And much more! There is just something about Mary!
As always to access the program:
--Go to my homepage http://www.thegodabovegod.com/
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--Click the music icon and voila 'Coffee, Cigarettes & Gnosis
63Sophia is Gaia' will appear in its entirety!
And, of course, the show will be available for one week at your
Our rebroadcast is `Coffee, Cigarettes & Gnosis #50Altered States'.
It's Gnostic Cinema! We've touched upon this before, but now we take
an in depth voyage through Gnostic-themed movies of the last century.
Two thousand years ago they had to write it on paper, but these days
Gnostic Scripture is perfect for the medium of film. We also delve
into Kabbalistic and Alchemical movies as well.
Special Guest-- Eric G. Wilson, author of 'Secret Cinema: Gnostic
Vision in Film', 'The Spiritual History of Ice: Romanticism, Science
and the Imagination' and Professor of English at Wake Forest University.
--How both film noir and the Age of Technology have been beneficial
vehicles for the Gnostic revival.
--The biology of Gnosticism Proper movies, from 'Metropolis' to
'Donnie Darko' (and beyond).
--The biology of Kabbalah movies, from 'Frankenstein' to 'Bladerunner'
--The biology of Alchemy movies, from 'Excalibur' to 'Blue Velvet'
--Gnostic themes in television.
--The gnosis of David Lynch and other cutting edge directors.
-- How 'The Matrix' has done more for Gnosticism than even the Nag
--Movies that directly borrow from the various Gnostic Fathers such as
Basilides, Valentinus and the Prophet Mani.
And much more! It's a fun yet revealing show on new Gnostic Gospels
expressed through the film medium.