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Talks and lectures from the clergy, laity and guests of the Apostolic Johannite Church.

Talks and lectures from the clergy, laity and guests of the Apostolic Johannite Church.
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Talks and lectures from the clergy, laity and guests of the Apostolic Johannite Church.

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English


Episodes

Rituals of Warding with Msgr. Scott Rassbach

7/4/2019
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Msgr Scott Rassbach, priest and ceremonial magician, takes us through some basic theory and practice around rituals of warding, from Conclave 2018 in Portland

Duration:00:54:24

The Shem Ha Mephorash with Fr. Joseph Wolf

6/10/2019
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Fr. Joseph Wolf, EG, Author of Angels at Your Doorstep and the Illuminated Circle, takes us through his history and practice of working with the Shem Ha-Memphorash in the Western Esoteric Tradition.

Duration:01:08:20

The Sacrament of Confirmation with Dr. William Behun

5/23/2019
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The Primate of the United States takes us through a look at the Sacrament of Confirmation in the Apostolic Johannite Church and the history of Christianity - from Conclave 2018.

Duration:00:44:48

The Cathars with Stephen O'Shea

3/11/2019
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On March 16th, 2019, we will mark 775 years since the Fall of Montsegur. Listen and watch Stephen O'Shea, author of The Perfect Heresy and The Friar of Carcassonne, as he takes us through the life and death of the medieval Cathars, and the later movements they inspired.

Duration:01:16:17

The Demiurge in the Gospel of John with Subdeacon Jonathan Stewart

2/19/2019
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The Rev. Subdeacon Jonathan Stewart explores research around whether or not the Demiurge is found referenced in the Gospel of John

Duration:00:55:25

Isis and Sophia with M. Isidora Forrest

12/13/2018
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Priestess of Isis and Author, M. Isidora Forrest takes us through an exploration of the scriptures, imagery and roles associated with the figures of both Isis and Sophia through religious history and practice

Duration:01:05:56

Gnosticism in the Far East with Deacon Jason Campbell

10/16/2018
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Deacon Jason Campbell of Rose Cross Community in Portland, Ore, looks at Gnostic, Heterodox and Nestorian Churches in the Far East as well as interaction between Christianity and Buddhism. Slides can be found here- https://docsend.com/view/n4benwt

Duration:01:26:07

Magic and the Liturgy with Dr. William Behun

8/16/2018
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The Primate of the United States discusses the Liturgy as a magical and esoteric practice, as well as the elements of the Liturgy common to magical and esoteric practice

Duration:01:00:39

Divine Guidance and Divination with Msgr Scott Rassbach

6/26/2018
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Monsignor Scott Rassbach looks at the practice of Divination, and more specifically, Cleromancy

Duration:01:02:02

The Art of Memory with Erik Arneson

5/28/2018
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Erik Arneson (https://arnemancy.com) takes us through the practice and art of Memory, touching on Hermeticism, Freemasonry and Giordano Bruno

Duration:00:42:37

The Sacrament of Unction with Dr. William Behun

3/22/2018
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The Primate of the United States discusses the history and practice of the Sacrament of Unction in Christianity and in the Apostolic Johannite Church

Duration:01:07:17

The Johannite Tradition Part II: Digging under the Temple with Most Rev. Shaun McCann

1/17/2018
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The Most Rev. Shaun McCann examines the mythos of a Medieval Johannite Church from the perspective of comparing several overlapping and shared legends across the esoteric world of the last 200 years. Slides can be found at https://docsend.com/view/pn3q22d

Duration:01:56:33

Archetypes of the Warrior-Priest with Fr. Bray Weaver

12/14/2017
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Very Rev. Bray Weaver takes us through a look at Archetypes of the Warrior-Priest, related spiritual concepts and historical examples in spirituality where warrior classes and societies have transformed from warrior to priest. We had intended this one for video but technical difficulty necessitated falling back to audio- Slides are essential to following along and can be found at https://docsend.com/view/rt5am2i

Duration:01:29:36

The Healing Art of Shutting the Hell Up with Fr Joseph McCauslin

10/16/2017
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The Rev. Father Joseph McCauslin takes us through his experience of the practice of silence, from Conclave 2017 in Denver, Colorado

Duration:01:03:16

Eleusinian Mystery Cult Symbolism in Christianity with Clark Aitkins

9/7/2017
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Clark Aitkins of St. Sarah's Parish looks at the commonalities in symbolism between the initiatory rites of Eleusis, the symbolism found in Gnosticism, and the miracle of the Holy Fire in the Holy Sepulchre of Christianity.

Duration:00:40:08

Hypatia of Alexandria with Dr. William Behun

8/2/2017
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Dr. William Behun, Primate of the United States, takes us through the life and the myths that surround Hypatia of Alexandria in the first Dr. Juliana Eimer Memorial Lecture.

Duration:01:02:42

The Communion of Saints with the Johannite Hierarchy

7/5/2017
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The Patriarch of the AJC, Primate of the United States and Bishop of New South Wales participate in an informal discussion on the Communion of Saints in the Apostolic Johannite Church.

Duration:00:57:20

Temple Theology with Bishop Tim Mansfield

6/22/2017
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Bishop Tim Mansfield takes us through the Temple Theology of Margaret Barker and its implications for Johannite theology and practice. Presentation slides: https://docsend.com/view/nhvuf3u

Duration:01:36:41

Come and See with Dr. Michael Estell

4/26/2017
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Come and See: Metaphors and Representations of Sight and Motion in Gnostic and Thelemic Sacred Texts, from Conclave 2016

Duration:01:46:58

Soul's Ascent II: Ancient Greek Religion with Clark Aitkins

4/6/2017
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Clark Aitkins of St. Sarah's Parish takes us through death, the soul, and the afterlife in Ancient Greek religion in part II of a series from St. Sarah's.

Duration:00:29:29