Gnosticism

Gnosticism describes a collection of ancient religions which taught that people should shun the material world created by the demiurge and embrace the spiritual world.

The Gnostic Gospels
The Nag Hammadi Library
The Gnostic Bible
Gnosticism: New Light on the Ancient Tradition of Inner Knowing
Reading Judas: The Gospel of Judas and the Shaping of Christianity
Beyond Belief: The Secret Gospel of Thomas
Gnosis: The Nature and History of Gnosticism
What Is Gnosticism?
Pistis Sophia: A Gnostic Gospel
The Jesus Mysteries: Was the "Original Jesus" a Pagan God?
Living Gnosticism: An Ancient Way of Knowing
The Gospel of Judas
Forbidden Faith: The Gnostic Legacy from the Gospels to The Da Vinci Code
VALIS (VALIS Trilogy, #1)
Adam, Eve, and the Serpent: Sex and Politics in Early Christianity

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    With the illusion stripped away, I could see that we were part of an ocean of light. We are light flowing, moving, and transmuting shape similarly to the way that water morphs into steam and ice and snow.
    Jonathan Talat Phillips, The Electric Jesus: The Healing Journey of a Contemporary Gnostic

    Obviously, if theism is a belief in a God and atheism is a lack of a belief in a God, no third position or middle ground is possible. A person can either believe or not believe in a God. Therefore, our previous definition of atheism has made an impossibility out of the common usage of agnosticism to mean 'neither affirming nor denying a belief in God.' Actually, this is no great loss, because the dictionary definition of agnostic is still again different from Huxley’s definition. The literal mea...more
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