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Voices of Gnosticism 

by Miguel Conner


Interviews with 13 leading scholars representing one of the best ways to get to know ancient Gnosticism, the movement that has inspired Dan Brown, Philip Pullman, Philip K. Dick and The Matrix movies. Read what the best minds have to say about the Gnostic sects, the Gospel of Thomas, the Gospel of Judas, Mary Magdalene, heresy, the origins of Gnosticism, and the original teachings of Jesus.  

Elaine Pagels * Marvin Meyer * Bart Ehrman * Bruce Chilton * Stevan Davies * David Fideler * Birger Pearson * John Turner * Einar Thomassen * Jason BeDuhn * Karen King * Jane Schaberg * April DeConick​  



Other Voices of Gnosticism

Miguel Conner


​For several years, Miguel Conner has engaged the most prominent writers and scholars on Gnosticism and early Christianity on Aeon Byte Gnostic Radio. The acclaimed Voices of Gnosticism collected interviews with academic scholars of Gnosticism.  

Now in Other Voices of Gnosticism Miguel Conner extends his net to include leading writings such as Richard Smoley, Gary Lachman and Tobias Churton. Miguel and his guests discuss all aspects of Gnosticism: from Hermes Trismegistus to William Blake, from C.G. Jung to Philip K Dick, from the ancient Sethians and Valentinians to the medieval Cathars and the Mandaeans, the only surviving Gnostic sect.  

Interviewees: Tobias Churton • Nicola Denzey-Lewis • Richard Smoley • Gary Lachman • Stephan Hoeller • David Brakke • Robert Price • Eric G. Wilson • Nathaniel Deutsch • Sean Martin • Erik Davis • Daniel C. Matt • Willis Barnstone • Ismo Dunderberg.  



The Gnostic New Age  

by April DeConick


Professor April D. DeConick of Rice University draws our attention to a paradigm shift in our understanding of religion and its purpose, when she explores the emergence of Gnostic spirituality with its subversive view of a transcendent God, the divine human being and illusionary worlds.  

 


How God Became God: What Scholars are Really Saying about God and the Bible

by Richard M. Smoley  


This epic, thrilling journey through Bible scholarship and ancient religion shows how much of Scripture is historically false--yet the ancient writings also resound with theologies that crisscrossed the primeval world and that direct us today toward a deep, inner, authentic experience of the truly sacred.  



The Conscious Universe: The Scientific Truth of Psychic Phenomena Paper

by Dean Radin 


Psychokinesis, remote viewing, prayer and more--all are real,  all have been  scientifically  proven, and the proof is in this book. Radin draws from his  own research  at Princeton and Stanford  Research Institute, and for Fortune  500  companies,  and the U.S. government. 



Miracles: A Parascientific Inquiry into Wondrous Phenomena

by D. Scott Rogo 


"Miracles is a fascinating account of the Christian legacy of wondrous phenomena. The book is unique in that its author attempts a scientific evaluation of these  accounts and of the world view of their proponents."

- Stanley Krippner, Professor of psychology, Saybrook Graduate School, San Francisco



The Search for Yesterday 

by  D. Scott Rogo 


In this thorough and balanced account, researcher D. Scott Rogo offers a critical and scientific examination of reincarnation. He considers the various forms of past-life recall (dreams, waking visions, déjà vu), the most impressive case studies, and the history of research into reincarnation. He then concludes the book with an examination of explanatory models that can account for the phenomenon. Rogo concludes that some people can indeed tap into the memories of other people, cultures, and places long removed in time, but proposes that the evidence might be pointing to something more complex than our traditional views of reincarnation.



Travels 

by Michael Chrichton 


Close Encounters Of The Fourth Kind: Alien Abduction, UFOs, and the Conference at M.I.T. 

by C.D.B. Bryan



Night Siege: The Hudson Valley UFO Sightings 

by Dr. J. Allen Hynek



Best Evidence: An Investigative Reporter's Three-Year Quest to 

Uncover the Best Scientific Evidence for ESP, Psychokinesis, Mental Healing, Ghosts and Poltergeists, Dowsing, Mediums, Near Death Experiences, Reincarnation, and Other Impossible Phenomena That Refuse to Disappear

by Michael Schmicker 



There Is a God: How the World's Most Notorious Atheist Changed His Mind

by Antony Flew 



The Devil's Delusion: Atheism and its Scientific Pretensions 

by David Berlinski



Jesus, Interrupted: Revealing the Hidden Contradictions in the Bible (And Why We Don't Know About Them)

by Bart D. Ehrman



Gnosticism: New Light on the Ancient Tradition of Inner Knowing

by Stephan A. Hoeller