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

Christentum und Wissenschaft entlang der Seidenstrasse. Christentum in Asien.
Eastern / History / Religion

Christentum und Wissenschaft entlang der Seidenstrasse. Christentum in Asien.


Viele hundert Straßen, Wege und Pfade summieren sich zu einem Geflecht, das heute als Seidenstraße bekannt ist, und besonders intensiv von vielen Kaufleuten und Händlern genutzt wurde. Eroberer,  Gewürzhändler, Seidenverkäufer, buddhistische Mönche und Nestorianer bereisten diese schon vor mehr als tausenden von Jahren. Sogar der erste Vorstoss des Christentums – auf der Flucht – nach … 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

Revelation of Saint John – Seeing it for Southern Christian Churches.
Religion

Revelation of Saint John – Seeing it for Southern Christian Churches.


The Revelation of Saint John scarcely merits the title. Far from being a revelation, it is the most disliked book of the anti-religious Westerners and even in some parts of the Western Christian Churches. An apocalyptic book describing the revelation Jesus Christ gave to John.  It connects the  beginning of the Bible (Genesis 1-11)  describing … Continue reading

The many lives of Global Christianity
Religion / Spiritual

The many lives of Global Christianity


The book – The lost history of Christianity – from Philip Jenkings provided many insights of the Eastern Christians to me, particularly since it makes clear, that also religion history is written by the victor. The book describes with great detail and accuracy how Religions deteriorate, vanish or die. How, religions get killed and when they leave ghosts … Continue reading