The Story of Nasir al-Din al-Tusi and Hulegu Khan
Astrology / Astronomy / Eastern / History / Medival / Other Gods / Rational / Science

The Story of Nasir al-Din al-Tusi and Hulegu Khan


In 1971 and 1972 I traveled parts of the Silk Road on my way from Europe to Syria and later to Afghanistan. The road stretched for thousands kilometers leading caravans across scorching deserts, picturesque oases, and mountain passes but obviously travelling through the USSR was not possible at this time.  Many of  the cities and … Continue reading

Gnosticism – the empire strikes back.
C.G.Jung / Gnostic / History / Medival / Religion

Gnosticism – the empire strikes back.


Gnosticism can be considered collective name for a large number of greatly varying and pantheistic-dualistic sects, which flourished from some time before the Christian era down to the fifth century. It became a dangerous corruption of Christianity, even or because its first traces can be found some centuries before the Christian era. That Alexandrian thought … Continue reading

Sylvain Gouguenheim: Der Historiker zum Abschießen
History / Medival / Religion

Sylvain Gouguenheim: Der Historiker zum Abschießen


Wenn ein anerkannter Historiker sich erdreistet, eine der herrschenden Lehre entgegengesetzte Meinung zu vertreten und sich somit in Opposition zu arrivierten Geschichtsdekonstruktivisten stellt, dann muss man um seinen akademischen Ruf besorgt sein. Das haben auch deutsche Wissenschaftler auf ähnlichen Gebieten erfahren, wie Karl-Heinz Ohlig, Christoph Luxenberg, Gerd oder Gerd Rudiger Puin. Sylvain Gouguenheim, Professor für … Continue reading

Arianism, Docetism and Ebionism compared with the Qur’an
Gospel / History / Medival / Religion

Arianism, Docetism and Ebionism compared with the Qur’an


Survival of the fittest. Religions fight – survive or die. There were formal and near formal heresies ( heresy = a theological doctrine or system rejected as false by ecclesiastical authority ) such as:  Docetism, Ebionism,  Arianism, Nestorians, Apollinarian, Monophysitism  (several heresies ) and Gnosticism just to name few. Christian Gnostics  believed that someone else … Continue reading

Phillip Jenkins book “Jesus Wars” seen from a Jungian view
Gospel / History / Medival / Religion

Phillip Jenkins book “Jesus Wars” seen from a Jungian view


Philip Jenkins is able to communicate complex ideas and complicated concepts in a manner that preserves their integrity  to a wide audience and at the same time renders them as a fascinating and lively story. I have been a fan of his books for some time.  His book “Jesus Wars” describes the historical intricacies that surrounded … Continue reading