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Summary of Pythagorean Theology V: Theurgy. A Summary of Pythagorean Theology © 2004, John Opsopaus Contents The Pythagorean Succession In ancient times mystical and magical traditions were passed on orally from teacher to student.

Summary of Pythagorean Theology V: Theurgy

Often this involved the teacher ritually adopting the student so that they became Spiritual Parent and Child. One of the most famous traditions of this kind is the Pythagorean Succession (Pythagoreios Diadokhê), which traces it teachings to Pythagoras (572-497 BCE), who was rumored to be a son of Apollo: his name refers to Pythian Apollo, and his mother became pregnant after a visit to Delphi, where the Pythoness predicted that she would bear a great sage (see in Pt. As discussed in Part I (History), the Pythagorean Succession includes many of the most famous Sages and Philosophers of antiquity, including Empedocles (c.495-435), Plato (427-347), Apollonius of Tyana (1st cent.

Ancient Philosophia Pythagoras coined the term Philosophos, which means Lover of Wisdom. Mediating Spirits Personal Daimones. Kingston Parish Church - Jamaican Photos from the District Grand Lodge of Mark Master Masons of Jamaica & Cayman Islands. These windows were erected in memory of RW Bro Robert Hamilton, the first District Grand Master of the Craft in Jamaica who was also District Grand Master of the Mark and Most Excellent Grand Superintendent of the Royal Arch.

Kingston Parish Church - Jamaican Photos from the District Grand Lodge of Mark Master Masons of Jamaica & Cayman Islands

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Why I Am No Longer a Christian

In the deconversion section, he shows how evidence, reason, and experiences related to prayer, morality, deconverted Christians, the Bible, and his relationship with God Himself all lead to his eventual inability to believe anymore. The series Why I am no longer a Christian is not finished. It is a work in progress. Based on the author's current notes for the series, he should be releasing a new video in the series once a month until April 2012. Every new video will be automatically added in the playlist above. Watch the full documentary now (playlist - 3 hours, 27 minutes) Michael Shermer: The Believing Brain (Lecture) The Center for Inquiry-New York City and NYC Skeptics hosted noted skeptic and bestselling author Michael Shermer for a talk about his new book, The Believing Brain: From Ghosts and Gods to Politics and Conspiracies - How We Construct Beliefs and Reinforce Them as Truths.

His thesis is straightforward: We form our beliefs for a variety of subjective, personal, emotional, and psychological reasons in the context of environments created by family, friends, colleagues, culture, and society at large; after forming our beliefs we then defend, justify, and rationalize them with a host of intellectual reasons, cogent arguments, and rational explanations. Beliefs come first, explanations for beliefs follow. Dr. Shermer also provides the neuroscience behind our beliefs. The brain is a belief engine. The first process Dr. We can't help believing. Dr. Watch the full lecture now. Online Reader. Online Book Catalog => Book Search -- Recent Books -- Top 100 -- Offline Catalogs -- My Bookmarks Main Page Project Gutenberg needs your donation!

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