The noble premise of the Christian Kabbalah is nothing less than a conscious evolution toward a divine or super-humanity. In this regard, Christian Kabbalah is quite different from its Jewish roots, and Gnostic Christianity is very different from orthodox Christianity. Both intuitive and interactive, the Gnostic approach to faith is a sacred quest for greater knowledge, understanding, and wisdom-a deeper penetration of the Mystery. In essence, it is a Western path to enlightenment and liberation.
This groundbreaking work is the first modern and complete introduction to the Christian Gnosis of the Kabbalah. It takes the reader from the basic ideas of the Kabbalah to an in-depth exploration of the Holy Sefirot of the Tree of Life. The teachings in this book are taken from the oral tradition of Sophian Gnosticism, and many have never before appeared in print.
Gnosis of the Cosmic Christ represents a treasury of wisdom. Included is secret knowledge of the holy angels of the Tree of Life, along with methods for invoking the angels. Insights into the Order of Melchizedek and the Rosicrucian grades as degrees of enlightenment experience are given. Prophetic consciousness and the purpose of divine magic are explained in depth. Gnostic legends and myths of the Holy Mother, St. Lazarus, St. Mary Magdalene, and Jesus are all woven into this study, as well as Gnostic teachings on death, dying, and the afterlife.
In western ceremonial magick, there is often a tendency to view a magickal operation as something that is at odds with the natural order of the universe. This is very much the core of the western mindset, where nature is something external to oneself to be "conquered." Human individuality and the Will of the magician are thought to be somehow... read this article