The Shipwrecked Mind

8 thoughts
last posted April 25, 2017, 7:07 a.m.

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European Christians got tired of waiting [for the Resurrection]; lacking "the spiritual stamina for the heroic adventure of the soul that is Christianity", they rebelled and decided to build their paradise on earth, using their own powers. This was how the modern age was born, through a gnostic "immanentization of the Christian eschaton" - that is, the pursuit of the millennium in the political here and now.