Eriugena brought Neoplatonic ideas into Christian Theology and synthesized them into a Christian-based thought system, but remains outside the mainstream.
Archives for April 2015
Socrates’ Apology notes that, “Either death is a dreamless sleep or the soul migrates to another world…In another world, they do not put a man to death for asking questions.”
Dogged by tragedy in her early life, Kate Chopin turned to writing for therapy and produced works of genius still loved by women today.
The complexities of human relationships fascinated the great philosopher and essayist, Michel de Montaigne, and his precocious ideas pre-empted modern science.
Nearly forgotten, Ravensbrück was a concentration camp built to hold women, turning a scenic tourist area into a place of torture.