Episode 11: Gnosticism

 
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Gnosticism is a confusing and strange world full of strange gods and secret knowledge. In this episode Tylor and Gerhard attempt to untangle the knots and provide a simple overview of the issues and why they matter for the world today. Take the red pill and acquire the secret knowledge required to understand the bizarre world of Gnosticism.

Sources

Primary
Against Heresies 1.1-8 by Irenaeus
The Nag Hammadi Scriptures

Secondary
The Gnostics by David Brakke
Gnosticism and Christianity in Roman and Coptic Egypt by Birger Pearson
The Monastic Origins of the Nag Hammadi Codices by Hugo Lundhaug and Lance Jenott
Guilt by Association: Heresy Catalogues in Early Christianity (chapter 4) by Geoffrey Smith

Music

"The First" by Scott Gratton (cc by-nc 4.0)
"Modulation of the Spirit" by Little Glass Men (cc by 3.0)
"The Fourth" by Scott Gratton (cc by-nc 4.0)