Tag Archives: gnosticism

Album Review: Jesus Wept

Jesus Wept, by PM Dawn This is the album where PM Dawn’s audience as far as albums are concerned checked out on them. Although their fourth and final studio album, Dearest Christian…. would (like this album) spawn a moderate hit, … Continue reading

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It’s A Gnostic World, But It’s Not Supposed To Be This Way

Yesterday evening (as I write this in a plane) I found myself listening to an interesting talk by someone who considers himself to be a contemporary gnostic and an expert on the gnostic perspective. For a bit more than an … Continue reading

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Book Review: Reading Judas

Reading Judas: The Gospel Of Judas And The Shaping Of Christianity, by Elaine Pagels and Karen L. King The authors of this book have a lot of mistaken ideas, and a great deal of those problems relate to the problem … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Rise And Fall Of The Nephilim

The Rise And Fall Of The Nephilim:  The Untold Story Of Fallen Angels, Giants On The Earth, And Their Extraterrestrial Origins, by Scott Alan Roberts I must admit that it would sometimes be ideal if I read more about the … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Sayings Of The Desert Fathers

The Saying Of The Desert Fathers:  The Alphabetical Collection, translated and with a forward by Benedicta Ward A book like this is like coming to a ball of thread that serves as the base of a great many intriguing but … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Serious Call To A Devout And Holy Life

A Serious Call To A Devout And Holy Life, by William Law I would likely never have read quite a few books, including this one, had I not first read a book commending this work as one of 25 books … Continue reading

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Book Review: Lost Scriptures

Lost Scriptures:  Books That Did Not Make It Into The New Testament, by Bart D. Ehrman The books (or excerpts or fragments of books) discussed in this book are not really lost scriptures, in the sense that they were ever … Continue reading

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Book Review: Original Christianity

Original Christianity:  A New Key To Understanding The Gospel Of Thomas And Other Lost Scriptures, by Peter Novak This book fails in its fundamental premise.  In order to instruct regarding original Christianity, one has to know what that is, and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Visions Of God

Visions Of God:  Four Medieval Mystics And Their Writings, by Karen Armstrong It should come as little surprise that I would read a book like this given my fondness for reading books by Christian mystics [1], but I found this … Continue reading

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Book Review: Secrets Of The Unknown God

Secrets Of The Unknown God, by Nicky Verster [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Books Go Social/Net Gallery.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] In order to best understand this book, it is worthwhile to know … Continue reading

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