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New Age, Paganism & Gnosticism

Centurions of the New Age
October 2016

A "humanitarian" blogger calls the Prayer of the Centurion (Lord, I am not worthy that you should enter under my roof) one of the "most destructive phrases in human history."

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The Energy of the Universe Flows Around the Bishops' Blockage

REIKI BY ANY OTHER NAME?

Hurd Baruch with Moira Noonan

May 2010

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Tibetan Flags Over Berkeley

ON RELIGIOUS KITSCH & FALSE PAGANISM

Arturo Vasquez

February 2009

People whose ideological forebears fought so hard to keep religion out of the public sphere are now flying Tibetan prayer flags.

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On Retreat With Sister Rupp

EXERCISES IN TRANSPERSONAL PSYCHOLOGY

Ginger Hutton

June 2008

This popular author and conference speaker, with a master’s in transpersonal psychology, is an evangelist for New Age syncretism.

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Human Sacrifice on the Altar of Gaia

Anne Barbeau Gardiner

June 2008

Review of The Revenge of Gaia

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Our Pantheistic Sisters

Anne Barbeau Gardiner

February 2008

Review of Green Sisters: A Spiritual Ecology

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Yoga & Christianity

ARE THEY COMPATIBLE?

Joel S. Peters

February 2006

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"An Ancient Structure to Beckon Gods"
November 2005

The labyrinth is "a large, complex circle which is an ancient symbol of the Divine Mother, the God within, the Goddess..."

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Pagans, Liturgists & The Transcendent

GUEST COLIMN

Dale Price

March 2005

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Errors & Deception in The Da Vinci Code

A BROWN OUT

Larry A. Carstens

February 2005

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New Age Traps

WHY BE SUCKERED?

Anne Feaster

February 2005

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Quantum Spirituality
April 2004

"Did you ever wonder why we no longer hear teaching on serious personal sin?"

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Pagans or Apostates?

PLATO VS. DEWEY

Alice von Hildebrand

March 2004

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The Neo-Pagans Are Giving Ancient Paganism a Bad Name

SEND AWAY THE CLOWNS

Terence Gallagher

February 2003

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A New Mary Magdalen

FROM THE DETRITUS OF ANCIENT GNOSTICISM

Anne Barbeau Gardiner

November 2002

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Fire Alarms in the Night
April 2002

Stratford Caldecott calls for a "new movement" that amounts to a New Ager-Catholic dialogue.

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Beware! The New Age Movement Is More Than Self-Indulgent Silliness

TYRANNY IN THE NAME OF TOLERANCE

Lee Penn

July/August 2000

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"Deja Vu All Over Again": The Return of Paganism

GUEST COLUMN

Joseph Collison

February 1999

The Roman historian Livy observed: "We can neither endure our vices nor face the remedies needed to cure them."

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The United Religions Initiative, A Bridge Back to Gnosticism

"IF I'M WRONG, I'M DEAD WRONG" -- BISHOP SWING

Lee Penn

December 1998

Episcopal Bishop Swing said the world needs “a global soul,” to be created by conferences, fundraising, and declarations.

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The Infantile Illusion of Omnipotence & the Modern Ideology of Science

NOTES ON GNOSTICISM

Christopher Lasch

October 1986

Renewed scholarly interest in gnosticism has been, for the most part, remarkably sympathetic, as if it represented an important corrective and alternative to Christianity.

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Is Christianity the Same as Buddhism Underneath?

SEARCHING FOR THE REAL GOD

Thomas W. Case

May 1986

By some stretch of the imagination, Buddhism can be chopped down to fit Christianity, but Christianity cannot be chopped down to fit Buddhism.

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