Monthly Archives: January 2016

The Challenge of Downsizing

Let’s boil it down to the simplest expression: the business is going flat so the management has decided on an advertising campaign to bring in more customers, otherwise they go bust. That is what Monsignor Charles Pope has noticed about … Continue reading

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The Empress of America

I found the satire below on Facebook. It is priceless and had me laughing! Bring back the stuffy throat-clearing noises, monocles, moustaches, colonial hats and those wonderful staff cars the Imperial Army had in the 1900’s in the streets of … Continue reading

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Brick by Brick

We Anglicans too can use this expression, especially when there is yet more progress towards unity and the healing of old differences in the Anglican Continuum. This will be an occasion to give us more confidence and credibility with our … Continue reading

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Fourth Anniversary

This blog is approaching its fourth anniversary (17th January). Subject matter has changed considerably from a somewhat romanticised view of “Northern Catholicism” through the Use of Sarum and finally to a study of some Gnostic themes which can enhance and … Continue reading

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David Icke

I wrote an article about the Archons in Gnostic mythology, something more or less parallel to demons in ours as Christians. I thought it appropriate to mention David Icke as a controversial figure who has recently become interested in Gnosticism … Continue reading

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The Fool’s Quest for Secret Knowledge

In my present haphazard studies of Gnosticm, mainly through books by Elaine Pagels, Stephan Hoeller and Jean-Yves Leloup, I discover that there is a whole discrepancy of understanding between “true gnosticism” and the various caricatures thrown about by polemicists. My … Continue reading

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