Category Archives: Nonduality

The Soul’s Choice

[Editor’s Note:  This material was revised in November 2018 and integrated into a PDF booklet, Christian Meditations on the Tarot: The Soul’s Choice] The choice is ours…Towards a Contemplative Model of Christian Faith & Spiritual Formation… We are of two … Continue reading

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A Thought Experiment

Note: This experiment was originally published as A Spiritual Exercise on Yeshua21.Com. A Thought Experiment:  Imagine, if you will, your brain setting on the table in front of you, complete with the necessary blood supply, temperature control, and appropriate “wiring” … Continue reading

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The Ten Thousand Things

[Editor’s Note:  The material below is taken from the current listing of Robert Saltzman‘s new book, The Ten Thousand Things, on Amazon.Com.] Quoting Robert K. Hall: When I imagine speaking to a person who for the first time opens the pages … Continue reading

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Did you ever have the feeling you were being watched!?

Many thanks to Facebook friend Robert Saltzman for sharing these lines from one of  Carlos Castaneda’s books together with the photograph, below (the tarot cards were my idea). The thing to do when you are impatient is to turn to … Continue reading

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Gnosis and the Active Intellect in Aristotle

“This does not mean that at one time [the active intellect] thinks but at another time it does not think, but when separated [from the body] it is just exactly what it is, and this alone is deathless and everlasting … Continue reading

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Salvation History or the Phenomenology of Spirit?

Part of the confusion we run into when discussing the sometimes conflicting claims of scripture and theology, on the one hand, and science and history, on the other, has to do with what (if anything) God intends to accomplish in … Continue reading

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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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