7479Re: Nag Hammadi codexes
- Apr 6, 2003Hello incognito_lightbringer
On 06-Apr-03, you wrote:
> Thanks Mike
> This is having a thick skin, for me LOL :O If there's debate among
> scholars defining gnosis and gnosticism, I don't suppose faith
> should have been any different. And it's not so much faith as it is
> taking the mystical or transcendent out of gnosis and gnosticism
> that bothered me; takes all the flavor out of it, like salt without
> food (to quote from my orthodox upbringing). And the transcendent is
> the starting point in gnostic texts that describe the Father and the
> series of emanations. I don't see how that can be broached without
> some element of faith working.
You haven't said anything there I disagree with either. Good points.
Mike Leavitt ac998@...
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