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7479Re: Nag Hammadi codexes

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  • Mike Leavitt
    Apr 6, 2003
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      Hello 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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