The Jew Paul was a Judaizer, too

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Giuseppe
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The Jew Paul was a Judaizer, too

Post by Giuseppe » Mon Aug 12, 2019 12:14 am

The Jewish god was accused by the gnostics of being blood thirsty. These instincts are attributed by Paul to who is, for Paul himself, the supreme god:

He who did not spare his own Son but gave him up for us all, how will he not also with him graciously give us all things?

(Romans 8:32)

Compare the passage with Ascension of Isaiah 9:14:

And the god of that world will stretch out his hand against his son.

The Catholic corrector replaced «against his son» by «against the son of god», to distinguish the god of which Jesus is son from the «god of that world».

Hence, the Ascension of Isaiah (AoI) implies the presence of an analogous Gnostic text from which our versions of AoI are derived, and in this Gnostic text the demiurge was the killer of the his son.


But also Paul was doing the same thing: he adored as supreme god just the god who had required and ordained Jesus to die on the cross.

For Paul, the archons didn't know who they were killing. But for Paul, the supreme god knew who the archons were killing.

for the Gnosticsfor Paulfor Mark
the demiurge (Yaldabaoth) knew that the his son Sabaoth was the Serpent Jesusthe supreme god knew that Jesus was the his sonthe sinedrites knew that Jesus was the Jewish Messiah
the archons didn't know who was the Jesus killed by themthe archons didn't know who was the Jesus killed by themPilate didn't know who was the Jesus crucified by him
the demiurge knew who he was killing: the his son.the supreme god knew who he was killing: the his son.the sinedrites knew who they were killing: the Jewish Messiah

Hence in Mark 14:62-64, the sinedrites are scandalized by the words of Jesus :

I am,” said Jesus. “And you will see the Son of Man sitting at the right hand of the Mighty One and coming on the clouds of heaven.”
The high priest tore his clothes. “Why do we need any more witnesses?” he asked. “You have heard the blasphemy. What do you think?”
They all condemned him as worthy of death.

...not because they denied that Jesus was the Jewish Messiah, but for the second proposition of Jesus:
“And you will see the Son of Man sitting at the right hand of the Mighty One and coming on the clouds of heaven.”

By talking about himself as the Son of Man in a context of a future immediate Revenge, Jesus is already assuming that he is the Risen Son of Man. The «blasphemy» in question is not the words:

"I am the Jewish Messiah"

but the words:

I am the Jewish Messiah who will be killed and will rise.


The blasphemy was that Jesus is the son of the god who had to kill him.

The sinedrites's reaction allegorizes the historical reaction of the Jews against the assimilation of the Serpent Jesus (adored by the Gnostics as the «Son of the Father», the supreme god, and of which the myth of celestial crucifixion was already known) with the son of the Jewish god. An assimilation done by the Pillars, by Paul and by the pauline «Mark».
Nihil enim in speciem fallacius est quam prava religio. -Liv. xxxix. 16.

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