Al Walter’s Gnosticism & Neo-Plationism

Click Here for Al Walter’s Lecture on  ==> Gnosticisim; and here for the Full PDF Transcript on the lecture tited ==>  Art Walters Gnosticism.

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Click Here To Hear Dr. Al Walter’s Audio Presentation on the Influences ==> Neo-Platonism had on the Early Church. However, if you proceed to this audio file I would have you know that due to a technical glitch the audio file will not begin to play for 44 seconds. If you would like to avoid this extended period of silence I recommend that you simply advance the audio player to that point. My apologies, I will try to get this fixed as soon as possible. Thanks.   Click here to Access the Full Transcript for the ==> Art Walters Neo-Platonsim Lecture.

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(A Mars Hill Audio blurb) Erik Davis, the author of TechGnosis, recognizes a Gnostic tendency in the contemporary understanding that information is an entity independent of a religious component. The emphasis on the acquisition of information leads modern society to embrace a disregard of matter and a hope for a utopian, technology-based community where there exists a “high velocity conversation between mind and matter.” However, this utopia is an exclusive community, where only those who can afford the in high cost of technology benefit while the less fortunate live with the consequences of the environmental destruction caused by rapid technological development.  Click here to go to get to the Mars Hill Audio Homepage.

For additional information and to hear Ken Myers discuss this fascinating book with its author Erik Davis click the hotlink.

TechGnosis: Myth, Magic, and

Mysticism  in the Age of Information

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For those of you who would like to find out more about Gnosticism by way of a less Orthodox interpretation, which we at The C.S. Lewis Study Group find much less congenial, whose analysis is more in line with  a more contemporary and liberal bent to it, you may want to look into a course that The Teaching Company has made available titledGnosticism: From Nag Hammadi to the Gospel of Judas. 

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