The Spelling Error

By Rev Illuminatus Maximus / July 7, 2006 /

In an ancient monastery in a faraway place, a new monk arrived to join his brothers in copying books and scrolls in the monastery’s scriptorium. He was assigned as a rubricator on copies of books that had already been copied by hand. One day he asked Father Florian (the Armarius of the Scriptorium), "Does not…

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Baptism of Laughter

By Rev Illuminatus Maximus / November 2, 2002 /

Baptism was an important sacrament for many ancient gnostics, who found in the reflecting waters of the baptismal pool a ready symbol for the illusory surface-existence of life. With baptism, the gnostic initiate penetrates the shimmering mask of the material universe to be submerged in the reality of the pleroma, the invisible, all-enveloping, ever-present and…

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ART? Alternatives Issue #9

By Rev Illuminatus Maximus / February 1, 2000 /

Back in 1994, one man began having startling realizations about “the very foundations of [his] being.” He… discovered several texts describing gnosticism, one of the three main branches of primitive Christianity. “Somehow, these ancient Christian heretics had already discovered and written about almost every thing I had always suspected” [he later claimed]. Now, as the…

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I dont hat Jews nor Islams

By Rev Illuminatus Maximus / January 3, 1999 /

“Ignorance is the only word I can find to describe you and your, “Fucked Up” religion….. You people are poisoning the minds of other human beings on the internet, just because you read some ancient Egyptian scriptures, and now you think you are some Religious Scholars or something.  Why dont you try picking up the…

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This is not about ‘cool’ or ‘Alternative Christianity’

By Rev Illuminatus Maximus / April 26, 1998 /

"Your "bible" does not have the history and background of the Christian Bible.  The Bible was written over a 1600 year span, over 60 generations, plus it was written by over 40 people from all walks of life.  It was written on three continents from places ranging from forest to jail.  It was written in…

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Mindless, and grows thin fast

By Rev Illuminatus Maximus / March 4, 1998 /

"Learn to look beyond the surface, gnostic, or the big bad Demiurge will get you (either that, or you will die from excessive stupidity). Of course, the bible (including your pet apocryphal gospels) has NOTHING beyond the surface, so you are probably out of practice… Anyway, my point is that your gnostic BS is entertaining…

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Such trash is not fit for people to read

By Rev Illuminatus Maximus / January 17, 1998 /

"Such trash is not fit for people to read. Lies, and liars from Hell would be more like it… Sounds like your fake Jesus who ever he maybe needs to read the real words of Jesus as found in the Holy Bible and find out that the Lord Jesus never hid them or lost them,…

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Fables and fairy tales

By Rev Illuminatus Maximus / September 23, 1997 /

"You really believe this stuff? The prefaces to different sections of your site alone are so full of occult like mystism, one would have to have never investigated any other form of religon in order not to be, at least, suspicious. It goes to show that movement that collects samplings of this and that religon,…

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Enemies ! ememies! ememies!… all over the place

By Rev Illuminatus Maximus / August 19, 1997 /

"It’s just too bad that this ‘secret’ ( gnosticism re-discovered) has not done its job too well with its devotees in today’s world. It certainly has not liberated you at all – it seems – from a paranoia of seeing an enemy behind every stone (all none gnostics) !!!  Not unlike some of your ‘perceived’ …

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The League of False Prophets

By Rev Illuminatus Maximus / August 14, 1997 /

” The League of False Prophets (short list): Jimmy Swaggart Karl Marx Jim Baker Adolf Hitler Jim Jones and Rev. Illuminatus Maximus Anti-Christs say the Bible is hard to read and understand. They obviously have not been to your web site and read your articles of mass confusion. They are nothing but a hodge podge…

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