13413Re: Taxonomy of Gnostic, Proto-Gnostic, Semi-Gnostic, Pseodo-Gnostic etc..
- Feb 14, 2008It's nice PMCV, I like this graph.
Something does come to mind, but I'm not sure what that is as yet.
Today I have a busy plate, tomorrow I'll see if I can figure out what
I'm feeling/thinking, or what's catching my eye.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, pmcvflag <no_reply@...> wrote:
> Hey Thalprin
> Ok, I finally got the categorical graph done. It is in the "Files"
> section of our home page.
> I was trying to play with some family tree programs and some better
> graphics programs, but in the end I realized that if I was ever
> going to get it done I needed to keep it simple. Even though I call
> this a "family tree", it is meant to show categorical relations
> rather than cause and effect. For instance, obviously Sethianism
> Valentinianism are FORMS of Gnosticism, rather than something that
> grew out of Gnosticism. On the other hand, Kabbalah likely actually
> grew out of Merkabah.
> I should point out that some scholars (like Birger Pearson) believe
> that Hermetism actually does contain Biblical elements. If this is
> true, the chart would need to be adjusted accordingly.
> Anyone have thoughts, questions, points, etc?
> --- In email@example.com, "thalprin" <thalprin@> wrote:
> > Sounds good PMCV and thanks, this taxonomy could be very
> interesting I
> > think - I'll look forward to seeing it. If any suggestions come
> > mind I'll certainly pass them along.
> > Thalprin
> > --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, pmcvflag <no_reply@> wrote:
> > >
> > > Hey Thalprin
> > >
> > > >>>Yes, I'd like to see that, I think that'd be interesting.
> > > Perhaps would you include such as time line a/o location?<<<
> > >
> > > I actually tried to create a timeline some years back, but I
> > > some problems (partly basic computer problems). In any event, I
> > > these charts would have to be unconnected. A timeline would not
> > follow
> > > a taxonomy in this case. I'll play with some programs and see
> how I
> > > may best present this kind of chart on this forum. Any
> > > would be helpful.
> > >
> > > PMCV
> > >
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