“The only begotten son” – or not?

We’re all familiar with the verse about “the Word made flesh” – but the rest of the verse is challenging, when looked at it in the context of mystic teachings generally. The verse is understood to mean that Jesus is the only begotten son of the Father – that is, he is the only master and saviour for all time; whereas mystics everywhere teach that there is always at least one living master in the world in every generation. Hm… Continue reading