1º Congresso Lusófono sobre Esoterismo Ocidental
LISBOA | 7 a 10 de Maio de 2016

“Gnosis”: Christian Gnosticism; Hermetism e Neoplatonism: the Roots of Esotericism in Antiquity

Coordination: Paulo Borges (UL) e Manuela Gomes (ULHT)

According to Faivre, the western esoteric traditions have their roots on different forms of Helenic Philosophy, namely Gnosticism, Hermetism and Neoplatonism that have, on their turn, influences the three abrahamic religions. Gilles Quispel highlights the importance Gnosis, suggesting that western culture is based on three grounds: Reason, Faith and Gnosis. Thus, the aim of this symposium is discuss and deepen the knowledge on the Gnositic currents, specially their concepts on theology, cosmology, anthropology and soteriology.


Presentations:

Maria Cecília Mendia
A ideia de evolução da alma em Orígenes de Alexandria e Allan Kardec
Tatiana Francini
Agonia, desejo de totalidade e superação da morte
Paulo Borges
Os três corpos de Buda e os três corpos do Cristo gnóstico
Pere Sanchez Ferré
O hermetismo cristão no sec. XX e a mensagem reencontrada de Louis Cattiaux
José da Gama
Mapeando Corpus Hermeticum
Vítor Manuel Raposo Rafael
Priscilianismo, uma heresia gnóstica?