Category Archives: Christian Vision

Getting to Know Gnosticism

Note:  This “post” is part of a longer essay which has been posted as a separate “page” under the Nonduality menu:  Gnosticism:  The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly–which  is, in part, a response to those who from time to … Continue reading

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Bad Gnosticism

Note:  This “post” is part of a longer essay which has been posted as a separate “page” under the Nonduality menu:  Gnosticism:  The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly As indicated in the opening section of the original article, these … Continue reading

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Bumping Ugly Gnosticism

Note:  This “post” is part of a longer essay which has been posted as a separate “page” under the Nonduality menu:  Gnosticism:  The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly If we attend closely to the Jacques Lacarriere quotation [in the … Continue reading

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Unitive/Nondual Gnosticism

Note:  This “post” is part of a longer essay which has been posted as a separate “page” under the Nonduality menu:  Gnosticism:  The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Unitive/Nondual Gnosticism (the good) In a related piece entitled, To Know … Continue reading

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Christian Gnosis

Note:  This “post” is part of a longer essay which has been posted as a separate “page” under the Nonduality menu:  Gnosticism:  The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly ~ ~ ~ With [the aforementioned article] in mind, I will … Continue reading

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Some So-Called “Gnostic” Texts

Note:  This “post” is part of a longer essay which has been posted as a separate “page” under the Nonduality menu:  Gnosticism:  The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Some So-Called Gnostic Texts It is my contention that these texts … Continue reading

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Ask Dr. Robert…

Nearly two years ago, when I wrote this essay on Nonduality, I expressed my intention to introduce readers to some other teachers besides the ones mentioned at the time–other teachers including some who, though less well known, are nevertheless  quite good (perhaps equal to the best) but who are … Continue reading

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The Eternal NOW

There is a beautiful distinction to be drawn between “the real present” (a la Boris Mouravieff), aka “the eternal NOW” (a la Paul Tillich, et al), on the one hand, and what we might call “the conventional present”, on the … Continue reading

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Skepticism and Faith

No doubt it seems strange to many of my fellow Christians– indeed, I must seem intentionally obstinate and confrontational, even –when I (often) press a skeptical point of view when it comes to scripture and to the historicity of some … Continue reading

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I Am the Resurrection and the Life

“Awake you that sleep, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall give you light” (Ephesians 5:14). From time to time over the last couple of years, I have enjoyed reading and listening to N.T. Wright–a New Testament theologian who … Continue reading

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