gnosis gnosis

Definition(s):

  • (n) intuitive knowledge of spiritual truths; said to have been possessed by ancient Gnostics

Usage(s):

  • Jesus had been sent by the hidden God to redeem the world from this demiurge, and had imparted a secret wisdom, or gnosis, to the select few who were destined to be saved.

News

  • Gnosis Moving Pictures Launches With New Pic From Claymation Vet Will Vinton

    Gnosis Moving Pictures, a new animation and social gaming production company based in LA, is backing a new feature animation from Oscar-winning Claymation icon Will Vinton ( Closed Mondays, Return To Oz, Captain EO, The California Raisins ). The Quest is a production of Gnosis and Vinton Entertainment described as a Monty Python -esque absurdist pic about outer space and will feature the voice ...
    on August 28, 2013     Source: Deadline Hollywood

Quotes

  • "Only this knowledge of the person, who is truth, is true gnosis, the Greek word for knowledge or intelligence," Pope Benedict said.
    on Apr 18, 2007 By: Pope Benedict XVI Source: Catholic Online

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