“The true heresy: gnosticism, the world religion of worldlessness” – Peter SLOTERDIJK

A world religion has been newly discovered. Gilles Quispel (1951: 1) on the Nag Hammadi findings Shortly after the Second World War, which led to the death of forty-two million people according to conservative estimates and fifty-five million according to others, a large clay container filled with numerous papyrus codices in the Coptic language, almost… Continue lendo “The true heresy: gnosticism, the world religion of worldlessness” – Peter SLOTERDIJK

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Niilismo, Existencialismo, Gnose – Franco VOLPI

A obra de Heidegger oferece, com certeza, fundamental contribuição para a anĂĄlise do niilismo europeu. No entanto, em Ășltima instĂąncia, ela apresenta um paradoxo singular, que Ă© tambĂ©m o paradoxo de uma parte importante do pensamento contemporĂąneo. Nela, com efeito, parecem tocar-se e conviver dois extremos incompatĂ­veis: de um lado, um niilismo radical; de outro,… Continue lendo Niilismo, Existencialismo, Gnose – Franco VOLPI

“L’hĂ©tĂ©rologie du gnosticisme chez Fondane” (AurĂ©lien Demars)

CAHIERS BENJAMIN FONDANE, Parole biblique et pensĂ©e existentielle no. 17. SociĂ©tĂ© d'Ă©tudes Benjamin Fondane. Avant d’envisager la dimension gnostique d’une Ɠuvre, il convient d’en surmonter les sĂ©ductions, voire la fascination qu’exerce souvent son hermĂ©tisme Ă©sotĂ©rique, Ă  l’instar des interprĂ©tations gnostiques intempestives qui pullulent aujourd’hui. Ă force de voir et de lire du gnosticisme partout (d’aucuns se… Continue lendo “L’hĂ©tĂ©rologie du gnosticisme chez Fondane” (AurĂ©lien Demars)