From Allegory to Anagoge: The Question of Symbolic Perception in a Literal World

Author: Angela Voss
Abstract: This paper will discuss the relevance of the ‘four levels of interpretation’ of medieval theology – literal, allegorical, moral, anagogical – to the teaching of astrology at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. In an educational system increasingly
Keywords: medieval theology, literal, allegorical, moral, anagogical, positivism, symbolic, hermeneutic, divin
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Publication: Astrology and the Academy: papers from the inaugural conference of the Sophia Centre (published by C 2004 1 – 9

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