Re: Old vs new
I offered a model in which the core is ancient Gnosticism, and
the "modernization" was a sort of necessary failing used only to
help others come to understand the ancient system, and you respond...
>>>Absolutely. This would be one of my key assertions.<<<In some ways that actually sounds like perhaps you agree more with
the two Mikes than with Tom and Ken, but I am still not compeltely
positive because I also get the impression from your prior post on
the subject that perhaps you also feel that a certain modern
eclecticism (rather than just a modern communicative method) is also
valid. Perhaps then if you could explain exactly what you would
change about traditional Gnosticism in order to "modernize" it could
help me understand your point?
Or, is there somewhere you would draw the line and say that the old
system should not be changed or it could loose something?
Actually, I would like to ask that question of all the people here
as well. Even those who are very much for a modernization notion, is
there anything you would say should specifically NOT be changed?