Re: A fresh start
- "a bit like a muslim studying catholicism"
No, more like a modern gnostic studying his (or her) roots in
historical Gnosticism. Many things are useful to a point--and the
point is often knowing that point. The flaw may be in your
expectations and not in the purpose of this list.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Br Benjamin Assisi"
> in this group yes,
> this group is very much just a study/history group...
> interesting I guess...but flawed, a bit like a muslim studying
> useful to a point.
> Arguing at the AGCA??? We are discussing a central core, well I am
> attempt one, Personally It think there are few "universals" inGnosticism
> unknowable god, illusion, no dogma etc. I dont find any problem inseeing
> that out side "Gnosticism" either... But I realize in this groupand others,
> its mostly an exercise in separation, putting that substance in acentrifuge
> and seeing what you get. So I am here to lurk mostly...
> On Sun, Mar 23, 2008 at 3:02 PM, George <historynow2002@...> wrote:
> > Brother Benjamin:
> > Indeed, I had worked under the assumption that we were looking
> > for what was the central CORE of these various groups, rather
> > than an historical view of who, and what, and where.
> > I presume I was in error?
> > Regards,
> > George
> Better than one thousand verses
> Where no profit wings the word,
> Is one solitary stanza
> Bringing peace of mind when heard.