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Spiritual Knowledge is the knowledge of the [[nous]] or intellect which knowledge of the divine as distinct from the knowledge of reason (dianoia). Gnosis is as such knowledge inspired by or given by God and is thus linked to contemplation or [[theoria]] and immediate spiritual perception.
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Spiritual Knowledge '''Gnosis''', Greek: γνώσις, is the knowledge of the [[nous]] or intellect as knowledge of the divine which is distinct from the knowledge of reason (dianoia). Gnosis is as such knowledge that which is inspired by and or given by God and is thus linked to contemplation or [[theoria]] and immediate spiritual perception (revelation).
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==See Also==
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*[[Mysticism]] Μυστικισμός
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==Sources==
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Glossary of terms the Philokalia volume 4 pg 433
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[[Category:Theology]]
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Latest revision as of 17:54, February 17, 2010

Spiritual Knowledge Gnosis, Greek: γνώσις, is the knowledge of the nous or intellect as knowledge of the divine which is distinct from the knowledge of reason (dianoia). Gnosis is as such knowledge that which is inspired by and or given by God and is thus linked to contemplation or theoria and immediate spiritual perception (revelation).

See Also

Sources

Glossary of terms the Philokalia volume 4 pg 433

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