The Gnostic New Age: Wot, no Thomas!

In the story, The Adventure of Silver Blaze, Sherlock Holmes confronts a mystery of a horse that has been stolen and its trainer murdered. He solves the mystery by what he calls “the curious incident of the dog in the night-time”. When it is pointed out to...

The Easter Egg

To the believer, the gospels are far more than historical documents. They act as a catalyst that transforms a person, like water into wine. Software engineers have a term for a secret code written in a piece of software; they call it an “Easter Egg”. When...

The Gnostic New Age and Simon Magus

My plan was to produce a series of posts on April DeConick’s new book, but I have fallen a little behind! The Gnostic New Age covers some fascinating ground, so I need to buck up and get on. In this post, I aim to cover the ground from the emergence of...

The Gnostic New Age (1) – Introduction

The Gnostic New Age by April DeConick. This is a fascinating new book from April DeConick. It is probably fair to say that it is essential reading for anyone with an interest in Gnosticism or early Christianity. To do this book justice, I will be making a series of...