Posts Tagged ‘ Robert Conner ’

Magic in Christianity: From Jesus to Gnosticism

The world of Jesus and the early Christians swarmed with prophets and exorcists, holy men and healers, who invoked angels and demons, gods and ghosts. Magic in Christianity: From Jesus to the Gnostics explores that world through the surviving texts of the first Christians and their pagan and Jewish contemporaries. Ecstatic spirit possession, handing...

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Robert Conner

Robert studied biblical (better called “Helenistic” or “koine”) Greek in the early 1970s, also biblical Hebrew, Aramaic and Coptic. His professors were Margaret Howe and Ronald Veenker, both now retired. Neither of them endorse or approve of his theories, especially those in Jesus the Sorcerer. Robert made a detailed study of the Greek New...

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Jesus The Sorcerer

The most complete summation to date of the New Testament evidence for magical practice by Jesus and the early Christians. The very notion of Jesus being a sorcerer runs so against the grain of the Western cultural myth that even non-Christians are likely to find it far-fetched or even vaguely disturbing. Nevertheless, scholars steadily...

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Magic in The New Testament

Early Christians were accused of practicing magic by Jews, Pagans, and other Christians. Magic in the New Testament examines magical praxis common to the New Testament, the magical papyri, the Sepher Ha-Razim, the Book of Enoch, the apocryphal Acts and the pre-Nicene church fathers and surveys the professional literature on early Christian magic from...

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Treadwell’s Magical Bloomsbury Walking Tour – Saturday 15 July

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SATURDAY, 15 JULY, 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm Magical Bloomsbury Walking Tour Guided Walk – Christina Oakley Harrington £15 This walk uncovers...

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Museum of Witchcraft and Magic – Events 2017

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Museum of Witchcraft and Magic, The Harbour, Boscastle, North Cornwall, PL35 0HD. http://museumofwitchcraftandmagic.co.uk/event/

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Glastonbury Symposium 2017

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FRIDAY, 28th – SUNDAY, 30th JULY 2017 with a Sacred Sites Tour on Thursday 27th July Venue: Town Hall, Magdalene Street, Glastonbury, Somerset, BA6...

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HexFest 2017, August 11-13, 2017, Bourbon Orleans Hotel

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On AUGUST, 11th to 13th, 2017, Brian Cain, Christian Day, and the Witches of New Orleans present HexFest: A Weekend of Witchery held in...

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Grimoires, Goetia, Enochiana, Solomonic Magick – David Rankine & Stephen Skinner

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For centuries, Grimoires have fascinated the public’s imagination. People often ask us about how they could learn more about this topic and what books...

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