Daily Archives: November 30, 2017

Adoration of the One? III…

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“As an aid to poesis the Chain of Being works in numerous ways.”

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“It lends life to the notion of an interconnected cosmos without superfluity and raises the dignity of creation by recognising its symbiotic heights and depths.”

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“It fortifies the mystical mind by presenting the ultimate unity as an infinite diversity.”

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“And it offers man a way to ascend beyond his own nature.”

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“Small wonder, then, that it should be regarded as an essential component of the Elizabethan world view.”