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a religious orientation advocating gnosis as the way to release a person's spiritual element

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Lancaster concludes from his study of Gnostic Christianity that Gnostic Christians express love more freely toward members of other religions.
Regrettably Lancaster is so caught up in rejecting mainstream Christianity that he fails to recognize the shortcomings of Gnostic Christianity.
His historical survey continues with discussions of this mythical Egyptian influence on a wide range of disciplines, faiths, and cults; astrology and alchemy, Hermeticism, Gnostic Christianity, Freemasonry, the Rosicrucians, the Mormons, and even the current Afrocentric view of Egypt.
Religious thought dating from the Indian Vedas Gnostic Christianity and Buddhism to the present speaks of an unseen web of life that interconnects all that exists in the physical world.