Gnostic Mysteries of Sex. Sophia the Wild One and Erotic Christianity

Churton T.

An exploration of the sexual practices and doctrinal secrets of Gnosticism.

• Reconstructs the lost world of Gnostic spiritual-erotic experience through examination of every surviving text written by heresiologists.

• Investigates the sexual gnosis practices of the Barbelo Gnostics of the 2nd century and their connections to the Gnostic Aeon Sophia, the Wild Lady of Wisdom.

• Explains the vital significance of “the seed” as a sacrament in Gnostic practice.