Matt Fradd from Pints with Aquinas get to know each other and we discuss iconography, religious art, nudity, pornography and how Christianity has found solutions to these questions.
I look at the effect of Jordan Peterson on culture, the similarities in our though as well as my differences with him regarding the importance of stories. Th…
Paul Vanderklay and I discuss the future of online discussions on meaning, where we are going and how we can bear fruits in the real world.
We look at the story of Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer and how it can show us a glimpse of how stories take up ma mythical space. This video was my December 2019 patron only video.
Guy Sengstock is a thinker involved with John Vervaeke and the circling movement. We discuss the experience of the world, its intelligibility and how it points to God.
For all the works of cultured man Must fare and fade and fall. I am the Dark Barbarian That towers over all. Robert E. Howard, Collected Poems 452,...
If you’ve been following symbolism for a while, you’ve probably heard of René Guénon. While problematic in several respects, Guénon was extremely...
In this article, we will help our friend, Mr. McConaughey, understand the deeper meaning of the burning bush using the allegorical approach.
Have you made a deal with the Devil? Probably not. Let’s be honest, neither you nor I are likely powerful enough to warrant his attention. But that...
The story of St. Dionysius has a deep symbolic resonance for those of us who are seeking to recover a more pre-modern or symbolic understanding of the world—particularly those of us who have been led by that quest into the bosom of traditional Christianity.
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Jonathan Pageau is a professional artist, writer and public speaker, giving workshops and conferences all around North America. He teaches carving, speaks on art, but mostly explores symbolic structures that underlie our experience of the world.
Articles on the The Symbolic World are contributed by several writers engaged with Jonathan in the exploration of Symbolism across all fields.
- The Church’s received hagiography of a saint.