Gunny G: ~ GnosisGnosis refers to knowledge based on personal experience or perception. In a religious context, gnosisis mystical or esoteric knowledge based on direct participation with the divine. In most Gnostic systems, the sufficient cause of salvation is this “knowledge of” (“acquaintance with”) the divine. It is an inward “knowing”, comparable to that encouraged by Plotinus (neoplatonism), and differs from proto-orthodox Christian views.[1] Gnostics are “those who are oriented toward knowledge and understanding – or perception and learning – as a particular modality for living”.[2]Read more »

“…Gnosis refers to knowledge based on personal experience or perception. In a religious context, gnosisis mystical or esoteric knowledge based on direct participation with the divine. In most Gnostic systems, the sufficient cause of salvation is this “knowledge of” (“acquaintance with”) the divine. It is an inward “knowing”, comparable to that encouraged …”

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Main article: GnosisGnosis refers to knowledge based on personal experience or perception. In a religious context, gnosisis mystical or esoteric knowledge based on direct participation with the divine. In most Gnostic systems, the sufficient cause of salvation is this “knowledge of” (“acquaintance with”) the divine. It is an inward “knowing”, comparable to that encouraged by Plotinus (neoplatonism), and differs from proto-orthodox Christian views.[1] Gnostics are “those who are oriented toward knowledge and understanding – or perception and learning – as a particular modality for living”.[2]Read more »

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