Tobias Churton (Gnosis & Aleister Crowley) [engl.]

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A world authority on Gnostic spirituality, TOBIAS CHURTON is Britain’s leading scholar in the field of Western Esotericism. Holding a Masters degree in Theology from Brasenose College, Oxford, he was appointed Honorary Fellow and Faculty Lecturer in Western Esotericism at Exeter University in 2005. Tobias is also a filmmaker, poet, composer, and the author of many books, including The Gnostics, The Golden Builders, Occult Paris, The Babylon Geneand acclaimed biographies of William Blake, Aleister Crowley, Elias Ashmole and G.I. Gurdjieff.


Starts with some background

8:00 What is Apocatastasis - the restoriation of man

10 min Strange Angel and Jack Parsons

12 min The a-cosmic self - the Daimon

16 min Why eastern systems do not translate to the western mind

21 min Is there postmodernity?

25 min What is gnosis?

31 min Esoteric superdoctrins

38 min Ego, political correct artists and vicitim mentality

41 min Nietzsche and Crowley and a philosohy of health

44 min Crowleys cultural impact

54 min 1904: What happened in Kairo?

1h15 Crowley and Gurdjieff

1h22 Crowley on Film

1h30 Every man and woman is a star - You have no right then to do thy will

1h35 old and new rituals

1h46 again, about superdoctrines

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