An indepth look into a lost religion and what Christianity and salvation were all about.
These passages from the Nag Hammadi Library can be hard to understand for most people, espeically since they require a different way of looking at the world spirituality.
The child is the ideal state as is taught by the Bible, the Gnostic gospels and the Hermetica.
Humanity is trapped in an Underworld of ignorance and a spiritual seed can make it break out of it.
The idea of waking up is an ancient concept and it means the soul is asleep in the physical body and waking up is salvation.
The institution of religion in society has been one of the main features of society for 5000 years.
The concept of rest is something that comes up again and again in Gnosticism and is an ideal spiritual state to be in.
The silence is about the silence of the soul while it is in the body and how it's drowned out by the world and the body.
The meaning of life is to get it back. Nothing physical was defined as being life by the ancients, life means the true self.