Re: Gnostic creation.
- Hello pmcvflag
On 06-Feb-03, you wrote:
>> What do you expect from someone with a name like that. Proclus
> was a
>> neoplatonic philosopher, and his article is more neoplatonic than
>> gnostic, if not downright orthodox.
>> Mike Leavitt ac998@l...
> But Mike, the original "Proclus" was against Christianity. And,
> "Gnosticism" itself is simply a form of "Neoplatonism" (remember the
> attacks of Celsus?), which it does not seem that our club's
> "Proclus" is. I'm not actually sure what about him you see as
> "Neoplatonic" since he seems to have no notion of the Demiurge, nor
> the emenations, nor the tripartite human, etc.. Perhaps you could
> clarifiy what you mean?
Technical, technical. OK then, he is Neoplatonic only in not seeing
any evil in creation, other perhaps, than the absence of good. Like
I said, more orthodox than anything else. I was making a play on his
name, and obviously you didn't get it.
Mike Leavitt ac998@...
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> A book to read isThanks for the timely suggestion; I was making a list last night of
> "The Reform of the Roman Liturgy: Its problems and
> by Monsignor Klaus Gamber
> 1993 Una Voce Press.
books I wanted to look into.