The Great Chain of Being

Finding our place in the cosmic hierarchy

The Great Chain of Being (1579)— Credit

The Great Chain of Being is a schematic organizational structure of the hierarchy of existence as believed by Christians during medieval times.

The diagram above does an excellent job of capturing the concept. On the bottom is a graphic illustration of Hell and its punishments which mirrored the tortures being performed by the…




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Timothy James Lambert

Timothy James Lambert

Author of The Gnostic Notebook series, stand-up comedian, and Gnostic. Known as the Judas Iscariot of Gnosticism for revealing that which is not to be revealed.

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