For the first time they had sensed the deep fact that one was a man and one was a woman: two bodies who once upon a time had seemed to be one; but some merciless God separated them...more. (Kazantzakis 42)
View of male and female as intrisically one and the urge to reunite in sexuality, but God's ultimate will of celibacy as the purist form of worship.
"Have a good trip," he called to him. "Send out kindest regArds! ... There's Nother one for you!" He laughed. "Bah, it's true the end of the world hAs already come: the place is full of maniacs. The one says he saw God two nights ago when he went out to take a piss. From that moment on, how could he deign to live! 'I've been invited to heaven,' he says, 'I'll eat there.' Well, he's dressed himself in a shroud and is going a quick round of all the doors. He accepts commissions, says goodbye, and leaves. You see what happens when you get too close to God! Take care lads--I say it for your own good--don't go too near him. I worship his grace, but from a distance. Keep clear!" (Kazantazakis 288)
The God of this conception cannot be approached without dire consequences, the result of babbling error, not nevvesaariky a gnostic view but like Sophia and the pleroma.