Sun Myung Moon - Unification Church:
“At Easter time in 1935, Jesus appeared to the young Sun Myung Moon as he was praying in the Korean mountains. In that vision, Jesus asked him to continue the work which he had begun on earth nearly 2,000 years before. Jesus asked him to complete the task of establishing God's kingdom on earth and bringing His peace to humankind…
If Jesus called him to complete his mission, it meant that Jesus' mission was incomplete…
Let us begin by granting that various qualifications must be assumed for each mention of a Gnostic tenet. This is because of the variety of doctrine amongst the various Gnostic schools such as the Syrian or Semitic, Hellenistic or Alexandrian, dualistic and antinomian-and phases such as the Basilides, Valentinus, Marcion, Docetae and Demiurge.
In the second century Irenaeus, the Bishop of Lyones in 180 AD, wrote a work entitled Adversus Haereses - Against Heresies. Chapter XXXI:1-3 of this text is subtitled Doctrines of the Cainites and states:
As a metaphor let us mention that Roman Catholicism is a particular culture that is centered around the temporal, human, leadership of the Pope. It is a Pope-Culture, if you will. Yet, there are competing cultures that claim equal status and authority, one such faith is Pop-Culture. Both, Pope-Culture and Pop-Culture claim infallibility when speaking out officially on matters of faith and morals (or lack thereof).
In the run up to the May 2009 release of the movie "Angels and Demons" based on the book by the same title authored by Dan Brown (of The Da Vinci Code infamy) pop-culture is sure to revisit the very same historical myths that are so very popular with conspiracy theorists and those lacking in the knowledge of History 101.