Biblical Exegesis

Render unto Caesar: Paying the Last Penny

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In both Matthew 22:15-22, and Mark 12:13-17, have two separate but similar accounts that have Jesus giving the famous phrase “Render unto Caesar”. Here is Matthew’s account: 15 Then the Pharisees went and plotted to entrap him in what he said.16 So they sent their disciples to him, along with the Herodians, saying, “Teacher, we know that you are sincere, and teach the way of God in accordance with truth, and show deference to no one; for […]

Kabbalah

Blade Runner & Deus Ex: The Kingdoms of Technocratic Fallen Angels

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The replicants in the film “Blade Runner” based off of Philip K. Dick’s Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? are seen as pawns in a chess game of the human. Their entire existence is made to be used to serve us. Some might agree that this is unjust, and raises moral questions about what is considered a living being and what is considered a synthetic creation destined for slave labor. In the hit video game, […]

Biblical Exegesis

Gnostic Exegesis in Revelation 12

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For anyone who is familiar with the multicolored panorama of ancient Gnostic doctrines from different schools and mystery cults, Revelation 12 seems to stand out the most from the Revelation (or Apocalypse) of St. John the Divine. It has the tell-tail signs of being inserted into the main text, since chapter 13 appears to follow chapter 11 without any need for the 12th. Revelation itself follows from a vast tradition of apocalyptic literature. One website goes […]

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Interview: Jeremy Crow 2.0

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Jeremy Crow was a guest of mine last year, around this time. I enjoyed our discussion so much that I decided to interview him again on some separate but related issues. Further and beyond! — Before we begin, I have to say that I cannot speak on behalf of all Luciferians. I will, however, give my personal opinion as an individual who self-identifies as a Luciferian. – Jeremy Crow. From a Luciferian perspective, how would […]