The Corruption of Gnosticism by Modern Gnostics
- Although the Gnostic revival has positively infused modern
spirituality, film and art, and even religious institutions in the
last twenty years, all is not well in the esoteric Denmark. Many
Neo-Gnostics have either warped or completely disregarded the core
essence of the Gnostics spirit. Other groups have simply adopted and
adulterated the term 'Gnostic' to fit their New Age agendas with no
basis on the ancient heretics. It has caused great confusion to those
seeking the journey back to Sophia and the Logos. We separate the
wheat from the chaff, so that in your path is not distracted by cults,
allowed teachings and a rising cottage industry of Cult of
Astral Guest-- Jeremy Puma, author of `The Face of the Sky & The
Earth', 'Mysteries of the Gnostic Ascent' & 'The Book of The Stranger'.
--How both myth and history are essential to Gnosticism, although
confusing them is very perilous.
--Why and enlightenment and gnosis might be two completely different
--Tell-tale signs that you've joined a false Gnostic organization or
that you are actually a false Gnostic.
--Why Dogma is essential to Gnosticism.
--The reasons `personal experience' should not trump `religious
teachings' in most cases.
--Where the Gnostic `world-hating' and what does that mean anyway?
--The fable that the Gnostics were a monolithic religion battling a
monolithic Orthodox religion in the first and second century.
--Are good works necessary in Gnosticism?
--Dispelling the notion that the Classic Gnostic were a secretive
group but actually an inclusive movement that welcomed all religions
And much more!!! Looking in the mirror is not easy, but lying to
yourself is the easiest thing you'll do in life.