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Plato’s Visible God: The Cosmic Soul Reflected in the Heavens
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Received: 19 July 2012; in revised form: 27 August 2012 / Accepted: 3 September 2012 / Published: 14 September 2012
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.
Keywords: Plato; Visible God; Cosmic Soul; zodiacal light; Milky Way; intersection
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Latura, G. Plato’s Visible God: The Cosmic Soul Reflected in the Heavens. Religions 2012, 3, 880-886.
Latura G. Plato’s Visible God: The Cosmic Soul Reflected in the Heavens. Religions. 2012; 3(3):880-886.
Latura, George. 2012. "Plato’s Visible God: The Cosmic Soul Reflected in the Heavens." Religions 3, no. 3: 880-886.