CONTENTS

FOREWORD

INTRODUCTION

TOPIC 1

SCIENCE AND THE ECONOMY, FAITH AND THE CHURCH

THE WORLD WE LIVE IN

1. It began with the social market economy
2. The socio-ecological economy - the inevitable next step
3. Social market ecology : gets the system going
4. Suppression of non-conformists is part of the logic of globalisation
5. Information technology is the engine of progress

NATURAL CONSTANTS

6. Conformity to certain laws is the basis of nature’s cohesion
7. What does ‘matter IS energy’ mean?
8. Not a question of ‘either/or’ but of ‘both/and’
9. The photoelectric effect: light, matter and energy

FAITH AND REASON

10. Faith and reason: do they oppose or complement each other?
11. The end of certainties
12. Einstein and the question of God

CAN THE CHURCH STILL CHANGE?

13. Only the façade of the Curia is left standing
14. There is something wrong with the Church
15. God is dead, but not Satan
16. Hatred is spiritual suicide
17. Chata and teshuvah
18. The Church’s doctrine of justification
19. Second birth as a spiritual renaissance

TOPIC 2

THE 'ETERNAL' ROLE OF WOMEN

MYTHICAL WAYS TO SECOND BIRTH

20. What the myths teach us
21. Oedipus, the solver of riddles
22. The Argonauts and the Golden Fleece

REBIRTH OF THE ETERNAL WOMAN

23. Female ‘strengths and weaknesses’
24. The mythical role of women
25. Separate paths of initiation
26. Where are today’s priestesses?
27. The cosmic goddess (poem)

THE FEMALE CHALLENGE

28. Mother Teresa and Princess Diana
29. ‘Le défi féminin’
30. The female mission in Genesis
31. Mariolatry, model or anachronism?
32. Mary as spiritual mother of all humankind

TOPIC 3

GOD'S 'PLAN' IN GENESIS AND OTHER TEXTS

EASTERN WISDOM, WESTERN THEOLOGY

33. You must love the Lord your God
34. Tao, yin-yang, wu-wei and te
35. Ch’i is spirit, energy and matter
36. Teilhard de Chardin and C.G.Jung
37. Changes and transformations
38. Teilhard de Chardin’s vision
39. ‘Vers un point critique supérieur’

GENESIS, THE APOCRYPHA AND OTHER GOSPELS

40. Old and New Testaments – a love story
41. The kingdom of God is planned in Genesis
42. The gospel according to Thomas
43. A comparison between the gospels and the Gnostic scriptures
44. The gospel according to John
45. Bond between creator and humankind

TOPIC 4

DEVELOPMENT OF CONSCIOUSNESS TOWARDS 'HOMO ECOLOGICUS'

THE COMPLEX ROAD TO MATURITY

46. The genesis of a human being
47. Female and male reproductive cells
48. The particular bond between a man and his mother
49. Love has to be learned
50. Whoever strives…
51. Programmed and yet free
52. Why is there no training for life?
53. Balance in dynamic unity

HOMO ECOLOGICUS – THE WAY OF WISDOM

54. Schematic view of human consciousness
55. Physical and sexual feeling
56. Female versus male sexuality
57 Development of the ecological consciousness
58. Importance of a guide in the development of consciousness
59. Transcendence through the Catholic Church?
60. Creativity – a transcendent activity?
61. Music is a form of love
62. Without culture there can be no ‘homo ecologicus’
63. Death has died
64. Surviving to go down in history
65. Yearning for immortality

FROM EGO TO THE SELF

66. The ego’s ‘having’-consciousness
67. Errors of the super-ego
68. In search of the Self
69. The Delphic Oracle: unity despite polarity
70. Ways to the Self

TOPIC 5

THE KEY TO A NEW CONSCIOUSNESS

JESUS CHRIST, MAN AND GOD

71. Jesus, a mythical ‘reality’?
72. Gaps in the description of Jesus’ life
73. Operation J-C
74. Human freedom is a challenge
75. The revolutionary power of the words of Jesus Christ

TOPIC 6

HAVE WE REACHED THE TURNING POINT?
THE FUTURE OF THE 'DIVINE' HUMAN BEING

HOMO ECOLOGICUS AMORE DIVINUS : THE DIVINE HUMAN BEING

76. God the indescribable
77. Do the Gnostic teachings help our understanding?
78. The dual origin of the human being
79. God, the cosmic consciousness, is spirit, energy and matter

A LOOK AT THE FUTURE

80. New kinds of religiosity
81. Christ’s words more relevant than ever?
82. The ‘being’ world – God’s kingdom - an anti-world?

SUPPLEMENTARY REMARKS

APPENDIX 1 Psynergy, nuclear psynergy and faith
APPENDIX 2 The Aquarian Gospel of Jesus the Christ (Levi)
APPENDIX 3 Stages of transcendent consciousness in Tibetan Buddhism

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