Tag: Aristotelian ideas
Exploring Occult Symbolism From a History and Herstory Perspective of Education: Part 11 – A Return to Aristotle (Or Did We Ever Leave?)
When I began my research by pinning notes along my hallway, I did so with an open mind, therefore, it surprised me when I observed that so many of my paths of inquiry lead back to Aristotle. Volumes upon volumes could be written about influential men in religion, medicine, politics, and other positions of power…
RenéeAncient religions, ancient symbolism, Art appreciation, Biblical symbolism, History, Interpreting symbolism, Mythology, Religion, Symbolism#occult, #occult symbolism, Aristotelian ideas, aristotle, Aristotle’s influence on the Church was crystallised through the writings of Saint Thomas Aquinas (1225 – 1274). Aquinas, christian cult, Christian Cults, Christian symbology, Christian symbols, Early Christianity, Exactly how and when more Aristotelian ideas were incorporated into Christianity is a bit fuzzy, History, history lessons, history of christianity, history of education, Jesus Christians cult, Mythology, PDF format – a summary!) Aquinas’ Summa Theologica quotes Aristotle directly around 400 times. In comparison, Religion, Symbolism, symbols, was aristotle overrated
Theology of Early Christianity as described by Justin Martyr: Was he deliberately harmonising Jewish and Ancient Greek philosophy?
As Early Christianity evolved it was dependant upon symbols and influences from other faiths and cultures. In this blog I specifically look at Jewish and Greek philosophy and how one the most renown Church Father’s harmonised these ideas.
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Is Aristotle Overrated?: A look at one of the ways patriarchal systems have used Aristotle’s writings to justify male supremacy
Aristotle’s philosophies have had profound influence on Christianity, Islam, and European cultures in general. Sometimes this influence has been good in the sense that it has promoted discussions about topic, other times Aristotle’s influence can been seen as being negative. The later is particularly obvious when it come to reviewing how patriarchal systems have used…
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