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Forum: Subtext

The alchemical subtext of works that are not normally considered to be part of this genre, such as the Bible.

  1. Old vs. New Testament

    I've been looking into the Old Testament of late, especially non-KJV translations... more "source" material and it makes me wonder... Christianity...

    Started by Awani, 01-17-2019 09:23 PM
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    • Replies: 50
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    01-20-2019 05:54 PM Go to last post
  2. Queen James

    The go to source in terms of Bible versions, if you want to do some good ol' fashioned gay bashing, is the King James. Apparently King James was a...

    Started by Awani, 03-21-2018 12:07 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,684
    10-25-2018 01:05 AM Go to last post
  3. Gospel of Thomas

    This is probably one of my favorite gnostic text. You can read it in full here. It is like a list of secret sayings that the living Jesus spoke...

    Started by Awani, 09-14-2010 07:18 PM
    gnosticism, gospel of thomas, jesus
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 9,331
    05-16-2018 09:20 AM Go to last post
  4. Philosopher's Stone In The Bible?

    I wanted your guys opinions on some of these verses, and your interpretation of them and if you view them as relating to the philosophers stone. ...

    Started by ArcherSage, 10-28-2016 03:41 PM
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    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 11,133
    01-20-2018 07:25 AM Go to last post
  5. The Book of Malachi

    Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3

    Started by Schmuldvich, 10-13-2016 03:09 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    11-13-2017 09:09 PM Go to last post
  6. Sheldrake on Jesus and Sacrifice

    To celebrate this great Holy Day of Easter Mass, let us receive some insight from Mr. Sheldrake: :cool:

    Started by Awani, 04-13-2017 10:14 PM
    jesus, sacrifice, sheldrake
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,826
    04-14-2017 12:11 AM Go to last post
  7. Alchemical Secrets Hidden in Non-Alchemical Literature?

    I was interested about his connection of alchemy with Swift. I know Swift was a bit of a seer but I would be interested to hear about his with...

    Started by thoth, 01-16-2016 12:08 AM
    • Replies: 7
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    02-21-2017 10:27 PM Go to last post
  8. Codex Gigas Cool, have to go see it! After all I live right next to the library... :cool:

    Started by Awani, 04-22-2013 02:03 AM
    bible, codex gigas, devil
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 6,437
    02-01-2017 07:11 AM Go to last post
  9. Gospel of Judas

    Full text (PDF) The Gnostic texts are very interesting, and this particular gospel is especially fascinating and I can't believe I haven't posted...

    Started by Awani, 12-02-2016 01:00 AM
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    gospel, judas
    • Replies: 26
    • Views: 10,469
    12-04-2016 04:28 PM Go to last post
  10. Azoth in the Gnostic Texts?

    This was taken from "The discourse on the 8th and 9th" He is perfect, the invisible God to whom one speaks in silence - his image is moved when it...

    Started by ArcherSage, 12-03-2016 01:47 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 2,552
    12-03-2016 01:47 PM Go to last post
  11. The Shephard of Hermas = Hermes??

    This is a story from one of the lost or forgotten books of the bible, and I could not help but notice the similarities between the names Hermes and...

    Started by ArcherSage, 11-06-2016 07:44 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 2,234
    11-06-2016 07:44 PM Go to last post
  12. Surah Ar-Rahman (The Beneficent)

    We all know the Bible is filled with declarations of our Art, but did you know that the Qur'an is too? Throughout its entirety, nearly every...

    Started by Schmuldvich, 10-13-2016 03:33 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,754
    10-13-2016 09:42 AM Go to last post
  13. Bible 2.0

    I was listening to Duncan Trussell (comedian/podcaster) and he had the great idea of taking the Bible and using find/replace in Word to create a new...

    Started by Awani, 08-09-2016 09:10 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 8,862
    08-11-2016 02:59 PM Go to last post
  14. Jesus is Satan

    Been listening to some podcasts about Satanism and I felt that this statement is interesting to think about: Jesus is Satan! :cool:

    Started by Awani, 05-11-2016 03:00 PM
    jesus, satan
    • Replies: 4
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    05-11-2016 11:07 PM Go to last post
  15. Potentially Controversial Paragraph in 'Hermes Old & True Natural Path'

    From the English translation of 'Hermes Trismegistus Old and True Natural Path', page 19: What do the here present Alchemists/Seekers make of this...

    Started by Andro, 01-23-2015 01:05 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    12-23-2015 05:47 AM Go to last post
  16. The boy who played with fusion

    I know its not alchemy, but I found this book quite inspiring - google it on amazon This kid was only 12 yrs old when he built a fusion reactor in...

    Started by thoth, 12-22-2015 12:56 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 5,930
    12-22-2015 10:29 PM Go to last post
  17. Post The Bible 2 - FUN-damentalism

    This is a spin-off from THIS post. When Ghislain and I were in the Amazon a few weeks ago doing our Ayahuasca ceremonies we had some...

    Started by Awani, 10-10-2014 03:12 AM
    2 Pages
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    bible, fundamental
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 16,063
    04-09-2015 12:41 AM Go to last post
  18. The Re-birth of Easter

    This is a Phoenix-thread from the old site. So Easter is coming, and let's forget all about Jesus, Bunnies and Witches (kids dress up as witches...

    Started by Awani, 01-04-2009 01:36 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 5,962
    04-08-2015 10:27 AM Go to last post
  19. The Astrologer and Oracle of Destiny, Vol1

    An interesting collection of various esoteric subjects published in the form of journals. ...

    Started by theFool, 01-07-2014 11:05 AM
    • Replies: 0
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    01-07-2014 11:05 AM Go to last post
  20. Book: "A Stranger in a Strange Land" by Robert A. Heinlein

    I know the reference pales in comparison with biblical texts but what are the public thoughts on the story "A Stranger in a Strange Land" as it...

    Started by FraterP.I., 05-24-2013 01:30 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 5,969
    05-25-2013 01:09 AM Go to last post

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