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Monday, May 08, 2006
And moreover Jesus had not spoken to his disciples of the whole extent of the places of the great invisible one and the three triple powers and the 24 invisible ones (or 45 on Tuesdays) and all their places and their aeons and all their ranks, how they extend far into the suburbs—these which are the emanations of the great invisible one—
Great parody of Gnostic "gospel" find, by Touchstone's Christopher Bailey. Hat-tip: Kross & Sweord.