Timothy Freke

The Stand-Up Philosopher


Timothy Freke is a British author of books on religion, mysticism. A spiritual pioneer, a standup philosopher and bestselling author, Freke is perhaps best known for his books, co-authored with Peter Gandy, which advocate a Gnostic understanding of early Christianity and the Christ myth theory, including The Jesus Mysteries: Was the "Original Jesus" a Pagan God? and The Laughing Jesus: Religious Lies and Gnostic Wisdom.

His book, How Long is Now? A Journey to Enlightenment and Beyond..,shows how to be spiritually awake in the perpetual now, while also passionately engaging with the adventure of life. In How Long is Now?, Freke offers astonishing insights and powerful wake-up techniques, clarifies common misunderstandings about what it is to be “spiritual,” and presents an extraordinary new understanding of death and immortality.