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Re: Amateur Gnostic Texts?

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  • Mike Leavitt
    Hello pmcvflag ... 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
    Message 1 of 9 , Mar 18, 2005
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      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.
      >
      > PMCV

      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).

      Regards
      --
      Mike Leavitt ac998@...
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