2013 Conclave Easter of Abraxas or Pentecostal ? A Jungian view
C.G.Jung / Catholic / Christian / Gnostic / Gospel / Johannes / Papst Benedikt / Thomas / West

2013 Conclave Easter of Abraxas or Pentecostal ? A Jungian view


Most Christians will follow the lead of the new elected Pope in Rome and celebrate Easter in four weeks.  This article will try to summarise the narrative of Jesus’ Passion  (the period  between Easter and Ascension) based on some Gnostic writings. We will particularly view the 1500 year old scripts of the  Nag Hammadi library discovered in Egypt in 1945 and show … Continue reading

C.G. Jungs Self in Quaternio Series of Aion – Jesus or Abraxas?
Archetypes / C.G.Jung / Christian / Gnostic

C.G. Jungs Self in Quaternio Series of Aion – Jesus or Abraxas?


C. G. Jung had shown a pronounced and informed interest in Gnosticism and Alchemy. This is evident in the Quaternio Series of the Self in his book. “Aion”.  In his early works “Seven Sermons to the Dead” (“Die sieben Reden an die Toten ”) and “The Red Book” (recently published) he perceived the outstanding psychological relevance of Gnostic insights. Was Jung really a Gnostic? I … Continue reading

Abraxas und “Die sieben Reden an die Toten”
C.G.Jung / Gnostic / Religion

Abraxas und “Die sieben Reden an die Toten”


Mit Abraxas (griechisch Ἀβρασάξ, Ἀβράξας) bezeichnete der ägyptische Gnostiker Basilides in Alexandria um das 2. Jahrhundert das Symbol des höchsten Urwesens, aus dem die fünf Urkräfte Geist(Nous), Wort ( Logos), Vorsehung (Phronesis), Weisheit(Sophia) und Macht sowie sittliche Vollkommenheit und innerer Friede hervorgingen.Basilides verarbeitete verschiedene christlich-jüdische, persische und neuplatonische Überlieferungen zu einem dualistischen Weltbild. Das frühe Christentum … Continue reading