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GNOOSIS IS THE KNOWLEDGE ABOUT HOW TO BE BAPTIZED INTO THE KRATER OF NOUS (CT)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  6/10/17) JOHN’S INVULNERABILITY (§ 27). Yahyā proclaims in the nights, Yōhānā on the Night’s evenings.    YAHYĀ proclaims in the nights and speaks: “Is there anyone greater than I? They measure my works; my wage is assayed and … Continue reading

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GNOOSIS IS THE KNOWLEDGE ABOUT HOW TO BE BAPTIZED INTO THE KRATER OF NOUS (E)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  19/10/16) JOHN THE ASCETIC (§ 21). Yahyā proclaims in the nights, Yōhānā on the Night’s evenings. YAHYĀ proclaims in the nights and speaks: “Stand not I here alone? I go to and fro. Where is a prophet … Continue reading

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GNOOSIS IS THE KNOWLEDGE ABOUT HOW TO BE BAPTIZED INTO THE KRATER OF NOUS (D)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  21/2/16) I.—THE GNOSTIC JOHN THE BAPTIZER. PORTENTS AT JOHN’S BIRTH (§ 18).1 In the Name of Great Life may hallowed Light be glorifed. A CHILD was planted out of the height, a mystery revealed in Jerusalem.2 The … Continue reading

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PHAINEITAI TO ERCHOMENON PHAOS,TOU PHANEETOS BAPTIZOMENOU (VI end)

Too often Christian commentaries will  dismiss baptism for the dead, specifically  1 Corinthians 15:29, because those whopracticed the work were judged long after  the fact to be “heretics.” (BEING CONTINUED FROM  23/12/15) Most commentators, though recognizing the fact that the … Continue reading

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GNOOSIS IS THE KNOWLEDGE ABOUT HOW TO BE BAPTIZED INTO THE KRATER OF NOUS (C)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  21/3/15) II.FROM THE JOHN-BOOK OF THE MANDÆANS. WE will now proceed to see what the Gnostic John-folk have to say about the person of Yōhānā and concerning their early Palestinian community, and will conclude with some typical … Continue reading

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PHAINEITAI TO ERCHOMENON PHAOS,TOU PHANEETOS BAPTIZOMENOU (V)

Twelfth-century baptistery in St. Barthélemy, Liège, Belgium. Scala /Art Resource, NY. Too often Christian commentaries will  dismiss baptism for the dead, specifically  1 Corinthians 15:29, because those who practiced the work were judged long after  the fact to be “heretics.” … Continue reading

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GNOOSIS IS THE KNOWLEDGE ABOUT HOW TO BE BAPTIZED INTO THE KRATER OF NOUS (B)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 7/1/15) ONE OF JOHN’S DISCOURSES AND ITS SYMBOLISM.    Let us now turn to the first part of the short but powerful address of the Baptizer handed on by Mt. (3:7-10) and Lk. (3:7-9), a most interesting … Continue reading

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