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The Symbolic World provides content which attempts to awaken a new symbolic vision of the world. Jonathan Pageau explores traditional symbolism from religious imagery as well as other legends and stories. He also uses symbolic patterns to interpret the modern world, its cultural manifestation and historical movements. Most content featured here appears as YouTube videos, podcasts made by Jonathan as well as guest appearances on other platforms.

Questions for July Q&A

Questions for July Q&A

Questions for July Q&A The July Q&A will be on Thursday the 29th at 9pm EDT. Please put your question in the comments. Just one comment per person will be answered. Please try to avoid long texts for the sake of brevity. https://youtu.be/BoffbO_A2hM See you...

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The Symbolic Structure of the Beatitudes

The Symbolic Structure of the Beatitudes

In this video I explore the meaning of the Beatitudes in Matthew 5. These famous passages can help us understand how Christ is not only the “top of the hierarchy”, so to speak, but He also fills it, and provides the means for others to participate in creation as microcosms of Himself.

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Universal History: the Mystery of Ethiopia | with Richard Rohlin

Universal History: the Mystery of Ethiopia | with Richard Rohlin

This is my third conversation about universal history with Richard Rohlin, philologist and co-host of the Amon Sûl podcast. We are very excited to discuss Ethiopia and its unique role in the universal history. We draw a lot on Scripture: the Queen of Sheba, Moses’ Ethiopian wife and the Ethiopian eunuch mentioned in Acts. This topic is all about the symbolism of the margins, encountering the stranger and the flip that can happen at the end of something. Also relevant is the role of the feminine and in particular the foreign woman.

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