Re: SALVATION or not? GNOSIS or not?
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "gich morgan" <gich2@b...> wrote:
> I've thought of another way of wording this avoiding the conceptof "gnosis"
> being a divine gift. Firstly, represent (man) as the quadruple:located
> (man) == [(body), (mind), (soul), (spirit)]
> and consider that (spirit) is located in the Pleroma and (soul) is
> in the Ogdoad.to be in
> (Man) is created ignorant of his true nature and can be considered
> a state of "sleep"; he's not aware of the (soul), (spirit) aspectsof his
> nature. When (body) dies we can conceive of (man) "waking up" andfinding
> himself in the Pleroma where he's always been ... or findinghimself in the
> Ogdoad where, also, he's always been.Again, just for clarification, Gich, "Ogdoad" is a term you've been
using with a personal definition. Others might use "Middle Region"
or other parlance since Ogdoad also refers to the First Eight Aeons
of the Pleroma in some Gnostic mythology.
In order to avoid confusion, perhaps you could make this distinction
in future posts, if you prefer to use this term.