The Jungian Gnosticism of the Ecclesia Gnostica
New Antiquities - Transformations of Ancient Religion in the New Age and Beyond - Dylan Michael Burns
Olav Hammer [+]
University of Southern Denmark
The present chapter examines the ways in which Stephan Hoeller, head of the Ecclesia Gnostica, has transformed a very diverse set of late antique currents, with doctrines phrased in a mythic language unfamiliar to most moderns and rituals only sketchily documented in the sources, into a form of lived religiosity relevant for contemporary audiences.