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Cathars and Cathar Beliefs in the Languedoc Sixth Crusade 1222 - 1244 - Timeline of the Crusades: Christianity ... Hilaire Belloc on the Albigensian Heresy Books on Languedoc Life

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Ptah, Peteh, 'South of His Wall', 'The Ancient One', worshipped in Mennefer (Gr: Memphis) already in the early dynastic period, probably at first as the local patron of craftsmanship, his High Priest in Mennefer was titled 'Greatest of the controllers of...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
Divinity: Thought We are Many, Are We One?
Dear Questioner, You asked if there was such a thing as Christian Wicca. The simple answer is, of course there is! The tradition of communing with all the lovely fellow spirits in this cosmos goes way back beyond apostolic times. Didn't the Magi (plural for...
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
Elhaz is the seventh Rune of the second aett (group of eight). Its name means "elk," in the European sense of the word. The European elk is essentially the same animal as the North American "moose." The North American elk (wapiti) is a...
Divination >> Rune Stones
History of the Egyptian Religion, part II: The Old Kingdom
II - The Old Kingdom ca 2686-2181 BC During the Old Kingdom the Egyptian society moved from tribal communities to a fully developed theocratic system, where the power of the king was absolute. The great pyramids of Dynasty 4 was made possible by technological...
Religions >> Egyptian
History & Anthropology >> Egyptian
Egyptian Temples, part VI: The House of Life
Library - Archive 'The House of Life' could well be called a library. It was that part of the temple where all records and texts were kept and stored. These papyrii encompassed many different fields of learning as well as the accountings on the daily and...
Religions >> Egyptian
Exegesis On The Wiccan Rede
All religions began with somebody's sudden flashing insight, enlightenment, a shining vision. Some mystic found the way and the words to share the vision, and, sharing it, attracted followers. The followers may repeat those precise and poetic words about the...
Paganism & Wicca >> The Wiccan Rede

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catharism and the Tarot - Holy Order of the Golden Dawn
Hutchens-Techniques of Forgetting.pdf
Richard Abels and Ellen Harrison
and Y. Dossat) or Cathar theology (among others, C. Thouzellier and R.
READINGS for HS - Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology
2/15: Cathar Origins (1100-1250) PAPER PROSPECTUS DUE TODAY. 2/22: Waldensians. 3/1: Developed Cathar Theology.

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The power of ideas over time
Cathar theology — fleeing an evil creation for the spirit world — is not a path to justice in this life.

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Catharism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cathars & Albigenses: What Was Catharism? What did Cathars
Cathar theology was essentially Gnostic in nature — they believed that there were two "gods" — one malevolent and one good.
The Cathars: Cathar Beliefs: Ceremonies: Consolamentum
It was the most significant ceremony in Cathar theology, marking the transition from ordinary believer (auditore or credente) to to Parfait, one of the elect.
Cathars - The Ecole Glossary
People who died before attaining perfection were reincarnated. Matter was also eternal in Cathar theology.
Cathar Gnostic Beliefs and Theology - The Gnostic Jesus-
Cathar Gnostic beliefs and theology. An exploration of the Gnostic way of following the life and teachings of Jesus. Gnosticism as early Christianity.

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