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Gnosis 01: Gnosticism, Ancient and Modern. A Journal of the Western Inner Traditions - REPRINT

Gnosis 01: Gnosticism, Ancient and Modern. A Journal of the Western Inner Traditions - REPRINT (New)

by Gnosis

Publisher: Gnosis

Binding: Magazine

Book ID: GNO01R, GNO01R

Price: $20.00


"'Gnosis' is the Greek word for knowledge, particularly divine knowledge: the knowledge of God. The idea that individuals can unite with the divine - and thus 'know' God - is one of the perennial keynotes of mysticism."
- Jay Kinney, from the introduction

Contents -- Fall-Winter 1985-'86




Is silence golden?

Introduction: Gnosticism: Ancient and Modern

by Jay Kinney

The Mysterious Revelations of Philip K. Dick

by Jay Kinney
What happens when a science fiction writer has his wisdom teeth pulled and sees God.

Excerpts from the "The Exegesis"

by Philip K. Dick
Newly unearthed writings from Dick's private metaphysical journals.

The Passion of Sophia

by David Fideler
An indepth recounting of the ancient gnostic creation myth according to Valentinus.

Valentinus: A Gnostic for All Seasons

by Stephan Hoeller
What insights can the teachings of Valentinus and other gnostics provide us with today?

An Interview with Gilles Quispel

by Christopher Farmer
The noted Dutch religious scholar discusses the place of gnosis in his life and that of C.G. Jung.


"Franz Kafka" By Jorge Luis Borges

by Alvin Greenberg
A short story.

Finding the Language of Love: A Review of the New Translations of Rumi

by Ya'qub Ibn Yusuf
For the first time in English, the Sufi mystic and poet is being presented in multi-faceted splendor.

Remembering Suleyman Dede

by Kabir Helminski

Book Reviews

  • Gnosis: The Nature and History of Gnosticism by Kurt Rudolph
  • The Other Bible: A Collection of Ancient Esoteric Texts Excluded From the Official Canon of the Old and New Testaments edited by Willis Barnstone
  • The New Gnosis by Robert Avens
  • The Rebel Angels by Robertson Davies
  • Ancient Lights by David Grubb
  • True Hallucinations by Terence McKenna
  • Nature Word (Verbe Nature) by R.A. Schwaller de Lubicz Translated and introduced by Deborah Lawlor
  • Masonic Facts and Fictions by Henry Sadler
  • Jung and Tarot: An Archetypal Journey by Sallie Nichols
  • At The Table of the Grail edited by John Matthews

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Angell, Tony
Yale University Press

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Honorius of Thebes
Ibis Press / Nicolas-Hayes

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The Blazing Dew of Stars The Blazing Dew of Stars
Smith, David Chaim
Fulgur Limited

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Allen, Lasara Firefox
Llewellyn Worldwide, Ltd.

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Beyond the Mauve Zone. Enhanced Edition. Beyond the Mauve Zone. Enhanced Edition.
Grant, Kenneth

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