Gnosticism (“having knowledge”) was a prominent heretical movement of the third-century Christian Church. Gnostic doctrine taught that the world was created and ruled by a lesser and cruel divinity, the demiurge. Also, the Pleroma (“light”), the true God force, sent the spiritual Christ with esoteric gnosis (“knowledge”) to liberate the human spirit from the material realm. This study is 1.5 hours long (recorded in 2018)

 

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Gnosticism-History
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Gnosticism-Writings
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Gnosticism-Beliefs about God and the Material Realm
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Gnosticism-Beliefs about Humanity
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Gnosticism-Beliefs about the Problem
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Gnosticism-Beliefs about the Solution and Jesus
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Gnosticism-Not Christian
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