Alternative Christianity Links: Christian Mysticism and Esoteric
quotes and articles
- This site
- Links to websites about the Liberal Catholic Church, which
was started by theosophists and claims apostolic succession.
- Links to websites with inspiring Christian Quotations
calendars and Planners
- Bible, psalm and more general planners all inspired by the
- Edgar Cayce Fan Site
- Quotes, books and inspiration
- Calendars to celebrate the countdown to Christmas. Also: Toy
Advent Calendars, Lego
Calendars and Chocolate
- A Course in Miracles
- famous quotes and sayings
- One of the deepest hyped spiritual books of the late 20th century
is 'a Course in Miracles' (also known as ACIM). It uses Christian
symbols and imagery, but the message is universal and strongly
reminiscent of Eastern spirituality (mainly Vedanta).
- Not just about Christmas. Was Christianity new? Was Christianity
- To many modern Christians, words like "meditation," "mystic," and
"mysticism" bring to mind Eastern religions, not Christianity.
Certainly Eastern religions are known for their mysticism; however,
mysticism is not only a vital part of the Christian heritage as
well, but it is actually the core of Christian
- Rudolf Steiner
- Exoteric and Esoteric Christianity.
on Esoteric Christianity, the lesser mysteries
- The object of this book is to suggest certain lines of thought as
to the deep truths underlying Christianity, truths generally
overlooked, and only too often denied.
- "What is the relation of the teaching you are expounding to
Christianity as we know it?" asked somebody present.
"I do not know what you know about Christianity," answered G.,
emphasizing this word. "It would be necessary to talk a great deal
and to talk for a long time in order to make clear what you
understand by this term. But for the benefit of those who know
already, I will say that, if you like, this is esoteric
Christianity. We will talk in due course about the meaning of these
words. At present we will continue to discuss our questions. ”
- Esoteric Christianity
- From the Liberal Catholic Church tradition; on the inner meaning
of Christian tradition and thought.
- The Greek Mystery Religions and Their Impact on Christianity.
Esoteric Christianity compared
- Many great world religions have both inner and outer teachings.
For example, Judaism, as the outer teaching, has Kaballa as its
inner teaching. Islam as an outer teaching, has Sufism as its inner
teaching. Esoteric Christianity, sometimes called Mystical
Christianity, is the inner teaching of Christianity.
- Ancient sources of the
Esoteric Christianity tradition
- The Nazarene Way: The Esoteric Teachings of Jesus and the
and Chrishna (the Hindu Krishna) compared
- Many early Christian theologians noted the extreme similarity
between Christianity and other religions such as Hinduism. a
henotheistic religion, Mithraism an ancient Pagan religion, etc.
Some early Christian leaders attributed the similarities between
Christianity and earlier religions to a trick of Satan. They felt
that Satan had created many crucified saviors, born of virgins,
before Jesus in order to discredit Christianity's uniqueness. Others
attribute the similarities to coincidence.
and Pacifism from Anabaptist-Mennonite Sources
- Nonresistance is a central practice for the Anabaptist heritage of
Christian witness and discipleship. Links to writings by
Anabaptist-Mennonite writers on the subject of nonresistance.
- True Grace Ministries
- On for instance the origin of the doctrine of heaven and hell.
Liberal and scientifically based Christianity.