Burroughs-ian Gnosticism: In His Own Words

By Sven Davisson From the Archives Ashé Journal, Vol 4, Issue 3, 469-483, Fall 2005. Burroughs explicitly linked his philosophy to Manichaeism—a third century Persian religion.  Manichaeism was founded by a young preacher, Mani, in the early to mid third century of the common era.  Mani was heavily influenced by Gnostic Christianity—calling himself a “disciple of […]