To satisfy his multiple curiosities de Hert teams up regularly with other authors. A human rights approach combined with a concern for theory is the common denominator of all his work.
According to Hippolytus, this view was inspired by the Pythagoreanswho called the first thing that came into existence the Monad, which begat the dyad, which begat the numbers, which begat the pointbegetting linesetc.
The Sethian cosmogony as most famously contained in the Apocryphon "Secret book" of John describes an unknown God, very similar to the orthodox apophatic theologybut different from the orthodox teachings that this God is the creator of heaven and earth.
Orthodox theologians often attempt to define God through a series of explicit positive statements: The Sethian hidden transcendent God is, by contrast, defined through negative theology: In the Apocryphon of Johnthis god is good in that it bestows goodness.
After the apophatic statements, the process of the Divine in action are used to describe the effect of such a god. The heavenly pleroma is the center of divine life, a region of light "above" the term is not to be understood spatially our world, occupied by spiritual beings such as aeons eternal beings and sometimes archons.
Jesus is interpreted as an intermediary aeon who was sent from the pleroma, with whose aid humanity can recover the lost knowledge of the divine origins of humanity. The term is thus a central element of Gnostic cosmology.
Pleroma is also used in the general Greek language, and is used by the Greek Orthodox church in this general form, since the word appears in the book of Colossians. Proponents of the view that Paul was actually a gnosticsuch as Elaine Pagelsview the reference in Colossians as a term that has to be interpreted in a gnostic sense.
Emanationism The Supreme Light or Consciousness descends through a series of stages, gradations, worlds, or hypostases, becoming progressively more material and embodied. In time it will turn around to return to the One epistropheretracing its steps through spiritual knowledge and contemplation.
Aeon Gnosticism In many Gnostic systems, the aeons are the various emanations of the superior God or Monad. In most if not all versions of the gnostic myth, Sophia births the demiurge, who in turn brings about the creation of materiality.
The positive or negative depiction of materiality thus resides a great deal on mythic depictions of Sophia's actions.
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She is occasionally referred to by the Hebrew equivalent of Achamoth this is a feature of Ptolemy's version of the Valentinian gnostic myth. The demiurge is responsible for the creation of mankind; trapping elements of the pleroma stolen from Sophia inside human bodies.
Mithraic Zervan Akarana  Main article: Other names or identifications are AhrimanElSatanand Yahweh. The demiurge creates the physical universe and the physical aspect of humanity. In other cases it takes on a more ascetic tendency to view material existence negatively, which then becomes more extreme when materiality, including the human body, is perceived as evil and constrictive, a deliberate prison for its inhabitants.
Moral judgements of the demiurge vary from group to group within the broad category of Gnosticism, viewing materiality as being inherently evil, or as merely flawed and as good as its passive constituent matter allows. Archon Gnosticism In late antiquity some variants of Gnosticism used the term archon to refer to several servants of the demiurge.
According to Origen 's Contra Celsuma sect called the Ophites posited the existence of seven archons, beginning with Iadabaoth or Ialdabaoth, who created the six that follow: The lowest level of human thought; the fleshly, instinctive level of thinking.
Unable to be saved since their thinking is entirely material, incapable of understanding the gnosis. Matter-dwelling spirits pneumatic — "spiritual", fully initiated, immaterial souls escaping the doom of the material world via gnosis. See also Odic force.
Specific individual things or being. Development[ edit ] Three periods can be discerned in the development of Gnosticism: During the first period, three types of tradition developed: The conflicts described in 1 Corinthians may have been inspired by a clash between this wisdom tradition and Paul's gospel of crucifixion and arising;  A mythical story developed about the descent of a heavenly creature to reveal the Divine world as the true home of human beings.
It continued to develop in the Mediterranean and Middle East before and during the 2nd and 3rd centuries, but decline also set in during the third century, due to a growing aversion from the Catholic Church, and the economic and cultural deterioration of the Roman Empire.
Gnostic and pseudo-gnostic ideas became influential in some of the philosophies of various esoteric mystical movements of the 19th and 20th centuries in Europe and North America, including some that explicitly identify themselves as revivals or even continuations of earlier gnostic groups.
Relation with early Christianity[ edit ] Dillon notes that Gnosticism raises questions about the development of early Christianity. Diversity in early Christian theology The Christian heresiologists, most notably Irenaeusregarded Gnosticism as a Christian heresy.
Initially, they were hard to distinguish from each other. Jesus in comparative mythology and Christ myth theory The Gnostic movements may contain information about the historical Jesus, since some texts preserve sayings which show similarities with canonical sayings.
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