Dante's Paradiso: The Flowering of the Self: An Interpretation of the Anagogical Meaning by John SalyDante's Paradiso: The Flowering of the Self: An Interpretation of the Anagogical Meaning by John Saly

Dante's Paradiso: The Flowering of the Self: An Interpretation of the Anagogical Meaning

byJohn Saly

Hardcover | March 17, 1989

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This book interprets the Paradiso on the level of the anagogy, the fourth level in Dante's fourfold allegory. The anagogy is seen as the most accessible of all the allegorical levels to the modern reader. The anagogical approach to the Paradiso takes the reader through the states of self-awareness, purification, and creative unfolding. In the concluding chapter, the thought of the Paradiso is placed in the spiritual and philosophical tradition of Neoplatonism, connecting it to Plotinus, Proclus, and the entire Christian neoplatonic philosophy from Origen to St. Bernard.
John Saly is Professor Emeritus in Residence at Pace University and the author of Prophets of a New Age in Modern Literature.
Title:Dante's Paradiso: The Flowering of the Self: An Interpretation of the Anagogical MeaningFormat:HardcoverDimensions:244 pages, 9.18 × 6.22 × 0.9 inPublished:March 17, 1989Publisher:University Publishing Association

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ISBN - 10:0944473008

ISBN - 13:9780944473009

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...it can be read with profit by persons interested in investigating the complex interplay of psychology and spiritually and in discovering how a medieval man's struggle for knowledge and self-understanding can have a meaning in the modern world.