Gnostic Doctrine

Sunday, 22 March 2020

Abraham’s Circumcision the gospel of Philip



Abraham’s Circumcision
When Abraham [was able] to see what he was to see, [he] circumcised the flesh of the foreskin, thus teaching us that it is necessary to destroy the flesh.

When Abraham [...] that he was to see what he was to see, he circumcised the flesh of the foreskin, teaching us that it is proper to destroy the flesh [this was a physical manifestation of "killing the old man"; the ways of the flesh]. (Philip 96)

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