Why is critical thinking important to a modern Gnostic spirituality? Isn’t Gnosis the only thing that’s truly important? Our guest, Bishop Dr. William Behun (in ecclesia Mar Thomas), of the Johannite Church, thinks that critical thinking is an essential component to Gnostic spirituality.
The Gnostics were often accused of being elitist. When you claim to have secret knowledge that the ordinary Christians don’t have, maybe it’s inevitable. But was that really accurate? The bishops will talk about Gnosticism’s perceived elitism.
Do Gnostics pray? If so, what does it look like and why do we do it?