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Gnostic Ring (4 Sites, 651 Hits) 09/05/2002

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Gnosis (from one of the Greek words for knowledge, γνώσις) is spiritual knowledge and human liberation. Gnosis is a transcendent as well as a mature understanding. Gnosis includes direct spiritual experiential knowledge as well as intuitive knowledge, mystical understanding rather than that derived from rational or material thought.

The sites in this webring are dedicated to the pursuit of gnosis. The members represent many different paths and styles of Gnosticism, and offer a diversity of quality Gnostic websites along the theological spectrum.

Ouroboros: The Gnostic Ring (32 Sites, 1100 Hits) 02/21/1998
Featured Ring This Ring is for those who are dedicated to the pursuit of Gnosis. Authentic historical Gnostic traditions are welcome here. This Ring is mostly dedicated to Christian Gnosticism, although non-Christian manifestations of Gnosticism such as Kaballah, Kundalini Yoga and the Mandaean religion are represented also.

Is It God or a Demon I Hear? (5 Sites, 29 Hits) 03/13/2003
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In the first-century writings of the Ebionite disciples of Jesus, there are dire warnings to believers about being led down the wrong path by the voice of demons impersonating God, Jesus, or an angel. This same warning can be found in the words of Jesus and the Epistles of Paul. To their own spiritual detriment, the modern Christian has ignored and even blatantly violated these cautions. In view of this, we must pose the question: When believers speak in tongues or hear what they believe is the voice of the Lord, is the source Christ...or the Anti-Christ? These early church references will greatly disturb you!

Luciferian Gnosis  (3 Sites, 54 Hits) 02/14/2004
Featured Ring Luciferian Gnosis and Luciferian Witchcraft. Lucifer literally means "Light Bearer," is equated with Venus as the Morning Star, and is the force of enlightenment. Some see parallels between Lucifer and figures in other traditions, including the Gnostic Sophia and/or Christ, the Greek Titan Prometheus, the Sumerian Enki, "Aradia: Gospel of the Witches," and "The Book of Enoch". The Luciferian Gnosis does not equate Lucifer with Satan, which literally means "Adversary."








Gnostics: Heretics or Enlightened Disciples? (2 Sites, 37 Hits) 10/06/2004
Featured Ring Jesus spoke to Pharisees and other legalistic people. He said, "You are of your father the devil, and the desires of your father you want to do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and does not stand in the truth, because there is no truth in him." The god of the legalistic Jews was not the God of Jesus. The members of this ring are predominantly Nazirene. They tend to be politically conservative and pro-life, and their writings ramble a lot. They present a form of gnosticism. There is a reason why gnosticism has not been widely embraced, although the Bible promises that God's word will be spread to the world.

Pistis Sophia: Books of the Savior (2 Sites, 30 Hits) 08/24/2004
Featured Ring The Pistis Sophia is a great Gnostic Christian work revealing the inner meaning of the symbols in the traditional New Testament. The work tells that Jesus chose twelve powers, receiving them from the twelve Saviors of the Light-Treasure before He came into the world. When He descended into the world, He cast them as sparks into the wombs of their mothers, that the whole world might be saved. Come, read the articles in this ring to discover why this fact is vital to all spiritual seekers, and what Jesus had to say about it.

Christian Gnosis! (1 Sites, 41 Hits) 02/17/2004
Featured Ring Dedicated to the path of Gnosis, theosis and spiritual development within the Christian tradition. Gnostic, Orthodox, Catholic, Protestant, Esoteric, Mystical & even 'occult'(in our setting Occult means "hidden"). We work specifically in a Judeo-Christian environment even though we may derive some knowledge from other sources.

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