TITLE

Plato's Visible God: The Cosmic Soul Reflected in the Heavens

AUTHOR(S)
Latura, George
PUB. DATE
September 2012
SOURCE
Religions;Sep2012, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p880
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Although Plato states that the perceptible god that he describes in Timaeus is visible to the human eye, the reflection of the Cosmic Soul in the heavens has largely been explained away or forgotten in the Western mind. But Roman texts, early Christian testimony, and Imperial coins illustrate that Plato's intersection in the heavens played a major role in Hellenistic cosmology and soteriology.
ACCESSION #
82602693

 

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