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The Soul’s Choice

Here, for immediate download, is the current version of a very short essay I have been working on entitled, The Soul’s Choice.  It contains an outline of a contemplative, nondual understanding of various Christian modes of discourse together with a model of spiritual formation … Continue reading

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“Two Gravitational Fields” (Pope Benedict XVI)

In one of our initial posts (Let the journey begin…), we suggested that Meditations on the Tarot might be linked to Pope Benedict XVI through Robert Spaemann (the same Robert Spaemann who wrote the forward to the German edition of MOTT, … Continue reading

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The Hanged Man — Again!!!

Don’t be surprised if we return again and again to this arrangement of images with our primary focus, perhaps, remaining on The Hanged Man.   In any event, consider, for a moment, that Christianity, construed as an exoteric tradition, is designed for … Continue reading

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TTTarot Hermeneutics

One of my fantasies is to open a little brick and mortar meeting place called The TeenyTinyTarot © Cafe and Community Center with a study area devoted to Tarot Hermeneutics.  With regard to the Tarot Hermeneutics study area, I would designate … Continue reading

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Christianity, Platonism, and the Tarot of Marseille

This document grew out of a student’s question.  The student inquired as follows: “…a couple of questions on the tarot card analogy that was discussed this past class. Do the tarot cards have a specific order in which they can … Continue reading

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Death and Resurrection

“Having beheld the resurrection of Christ, let us worship the holy Lord Jesus, the only Sinless One. We venerate Your cross, O Christ, and we praise and glorify Your holy resurrection. You are our God. We know no other than … Continue reading

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A Different Center of Gravity

The Hanged (Wo)man is the (wo)man of faith — suspended between two kingdoms, (s)he has a different “center of gravity” than those without such faith.  St. Teresa of Avila and Abraham are representative of this orientation. Quoting Meditations on the … Continue reading

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