Re: Amateur Gnostic Texts?
- Hello pmcvflag
On 03/17/05, you wrote:
> Here is a question to counter your question though as it pertains
> specifically to Gnostic texts. If a work accurately outlines Gnostic
> understanding, but does so on accident since the "forger" was only
> copying.... does it mean the piece is worthless? We should look at
> the texts individually and see what they contain. Outside that we
> can never know the understanding of the author... only whether what
> the author wrote accurately outlines Gnostic thought.
I franlly think this sums it up nicely, as even if the Eighth Reveals
the Ninth is a student text, it is a truely powerful work, Hermetic
or not (not to say other Hermetic texts are not powerful).
Mike Leavitt ac998@...