Re: Gnosticism and Christianity??
- --- In email@example.com, "simo2012" <s_cookerman@m...>
>Normally I'm not too keen on fundamentalism, but in this case, you're
> Since this forum has been called 'gnosticism2', I thought it
> might be of benefit if we had a reminder of the fundamentals of
right, Simo. LOL An occasional review of the basics is often a good
idea, especially to avoid generalizations about and interpretations
of Gnosticism that would stray beyond the intended scope of this
The criteria you listed have often been mentioned here (particularly
those by Prof. Clark Emery). For future reference, though, it would
be beneficial to other members here if such material included in
one's posts was accompanied with a citation of the original source.
- Thanks for the comeback, Cari. For myself, of the 3 quotes you sent, this
one I think speaks best.
"Let each of us, too, burrow for the root of evil that is within, and root
it up from his or her heart. It will be rooted up when it is recognized."
Once we have looked inside and recognized it we are equipped to recognize it
in others, and perhaps confront it. Whether or not that requires an
acquaintance w/ Godde, I remain unsure. It was for me but I can't speak for
all or in shoulds. roberta
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