2474[gthomas] Re: Androgynous Adam
- Apr 2, 2000Patti.
It seems to me that homo sapiens novus. the new human is asexual because
Spirit is asexual. The teaching about "neither married or given in
marriage" alludes to this. The "Making Mary Male" logion in Thomas refers,
I submit, to the aquisition of spirithood by a female, something those
blockheads thought was only a male perogative. This saying is surely
corrective. Any soul can transform into spirit, and if one insists J can
make her male so she can do it.
I have a real problem taking this Androgeny debate seriously. Females
seem to be one step removed from salvation. This, in my view, is nonsense,
and I reieterate that some of Thomas is garbage.
It always stuns me that people fail to see that SOULS, whaterever their
gender physically, are asexual creatures. And so it is when they acquire
spirithood. The appendages just polarize the identities. What you see
hanging from your bodies you identify with. But this is your horse. That
is all it is.
Thomas, it seems to me, teaches that Souls can become Spirits, and
thereby become immortal.
Late Thomas material, I suggest, buys into the immortality of the
soul. This concept makes the importance of acquiring immortality
redundant. If you already have it, why quest for it? More garbage.
Late Thomas is either garbage because it urges us to quest for
when we have already have it or urges upon us a quest for what is already
I suggest that those parts of T that tell us we are smoked unless we
acquire spirithood are the original. "Seek a place in the Rest lest you
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