7954Re: Terrorism and the sad truth about 9.11
- Jul 3, 2003Hello pmcvflag
On 03-Jul-03, you wrote:
>> I consider myself Gnostic, and I am aware of the distinction
>> between the "true God" who is more human than the one, which
>> created the body and the psyche alone or with the help of the
> Hello again Martin. I thought I would point out that generally in
> traditional "Gnosticism" it is exactly the opposite. Traditionally
> the "True God" is completely inhuman, separate, infinite. Any god
> with anthropomorphic (human) qualities is considered either
> inferior, or downright false. Many times we have posted examples of
> apophatic theology from Gnostic texts in here, so I wont bother
> doing it again, but merely point out how works like the Tripartite
> Tractate deny any human quality, or even definable quality, in the
> "True God".
Absolutely correct. That needed to be stated. Just because negative
human traits are ascribed to old Saklas doesn't mean positive ones
can be attributed to the Unknown Father. His name says a lot about
him, if you think about it.
Mike Leavitt ac998@...
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