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Search Advanced Search section: It really does not matter what you believe, as long as you are very traditional about it. It claims to be a revelation of the esoteric, or veiled teachings of the Philokalia.
On Boris Mouravieff ‘s ‘Gnosis’
It looks a lot like brois Christless Christianity to me; and thus the basis for the religion of the coming Anti-Christ. This the author shows is analogous to the method of modern positive teaching: Volume I the exoteric teaching. Or is Robin Amis, the director of this institute, actually teaching something reasonably Orthodox? I have no doubt about that. But we impart the secret and hidden wisdom of God, which God decreed before the ages for our glorification.
Like Matthew, I would appreciate any clarification. But the line dividing good and evil cuts through the mouraviecf of every human being. It views the world and the mind from a place so far outside the consensus reality that it will be hard, if at all possible, to see things the same way again. Certainly this book has the capacity to induce insanity, pure life-destroying psychosis, in fragile souls.
Does anyone know anything more about it? These three books agree to a high degree with the teachings of the early fathers of the church, as well as with the inner teachings of all religions. Ryan rated it it was amazing Jun 25, moouravieff Posted 22 April – It starts from the principle that if we take the trouble to think deeply, everything can be expressed without having recourse to neologisms. Also, does anyone know if Gurdjieff really did visit Mount Athos? booris
Why not go back to the beginning? There is a whole book by an Athonite abbot posted on the site. He tries to live like a monastic, has a mirror in his bathroom but puts a towell over it, and is an example of self-will in the extreme. Further, Mouravieff presents some material not found in other 4th Way sources.
Posted 23 April – Posted 18 April – Eric Cox rated it it was amazing Jul 16, Lists with This Book. They are here to tell other people how they should think. Posted 20 April – In his Warning to the Reader, which is at the beginning of the book, the author states his sources: I seem to be writing this disturbingly often lately: The three volumes of Boris Mouravieff ‘s Gnosis describe the inner doctrines of Eastern Christianity: I think I agree very much with the general sentiment on ‘activism’; though I would be curious to know more, as to how you link this with ‘gnosticism’.
Posted 19 July – Good and evil cannot mix, but they coexist side-by-side in every heart. There is a not-too-thick line between “traditionalism”, intellectual pride as Owen rightly pointed out, and fascist ideology.
It is a gnostic ideology that centers around a small coterie of intellectuals. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
I won’t name names but in my personal experience, there is a high degree of personal arrogance associated with this movement. I actually first started looking into Orthodoxy myslef based on curiosity I gained from reading “Traditionalist” works Cutsinger, Seyyed Hoessein Nasr etc which often pointed out Orthodoxy as the most valid form of Christianity.
On Boris Mouravieff ‘s ‘Gnosis’ – Pointers and requests – Discussion Community
Not the virtue that follows on belief. Are there any Orthodox believers here who truly believe the above words have even the remotest ring of Orthodoxy to them?
They need not draw any wisdom or strength from other people. The books is actually really good made up mostley of quotes from St Theophane and first hand mpuravieff with only a little commentary. The search feature will likely point in the right direction.