The Wisdom Research of Dr. Stephan A. Hoeller

Web Lectures - FREE!

BC Recordings
, The Gnostic Society's Web Lectures and The Gnosis Archive are pleased to provide here a selection of free "Web Lectures" by Stephan A. Hoeller.  These selected Free Lectures change, so check back (or subscribe to our infrequent Newsletter) to download the new offerings.  Even our free and easy-to-create membership account is not required to access these audio files -- just click and listen or download!

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Our current Introductory Lectures by Stephan A. Hoeller . . .

The lectures here are offered in two formats:  As a "streaming" MP3 file which will begin playing immediately when you "click", or just like our downloadable product in the BC Recordings catalog, as an MP3 file contained in a "zip" archive which you download and save to your computer for later listening or transfering to other players.

Gnosticism: New Light on the Ancient Tradition of Inner Knowing

Dr. Hoeller introduces the subject of his latest book of the same title.  An excellent brief introduction to the Gnostic Tradition.  (This lecture introduces not only our ten-lecture album "The Wisdom of the Gnostics", but all of our recordings on Gnosticism by Stephan A. Hoeller)
Running Time 47:25.  Listen or Download

The Greatest Treasures of Nag Hammadi

"Thomas and Philip: Gospels of the Gnostic Christ" is a free, full-length presentation introducing the ten part set of lectures on the most popular and valued writings from the Nag Hammadi Library, the Gnostic writings found in Egypt in 1945.
Running Time 79:52.  Listen or Download

An Introduction to The Gospel of Judas

Dr. Hoeller regards "The Gospel of Judas" as an important and very Gnostic document, and gives his preliminary evaluation in this brief talk.  A series in four parts on the "Gospel of Judas" was delivered Summer 2006, and is available in disk and in download formats.
Running Time 39:11.  Listen or Download

Altered States Ancient and Modern

Aids to consciousness have so much history it takes 13 titles in this set to cover this controversial subject. This brief lecture lays a foundation for a Gnostic understanding of this topic.
Running Time 53:01.  Listen or Download

Tolkien and "The Lord of the Rings"

Gnosis and Creativity merged in this great work by J.R.R. Tolkien. A seven part set is introduced by this full-length presentation.
Running Time 74:04.  Listen or Download

The Battle about God: Where do Gnostics stand?

Christopher Hitchens' "God is Not Great" and Richard Dawkins' "The God Delusion", Mother Theresa's Doubts and the timeless Gnostic answers to the issues they raise in this full-length presentation.
Running time 80:08.  Listen or Download

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