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THE IMAGINAL COSMOS
Community Arts and Education short course
Tutors: Angela Voss and Geoffrey Cornelius
Date: Thursday 2 February
(8 sessions, 10.30am – 1pm)
Nearly everyone has a ‘sixth sense’ that finds meaning in life events apart from rational explanations, and yet this intuitive experience has no place in our institutions of learning or science. This has not always been the case, and in this 10 week course you will investigate the history and practices of this sixth sense.
Our exploration ranges from psychic communication and spiritualism to symbolic interpretation in popular forms of divination such as astrology, I Ching and Tarot. What is the role of imagination, and in what way is this knowledge ‘real’? Does it suggest an intelligent Cosmos?
Starting with the Western tradition coming down to us through Plato, we follow the Renaissance rebirth of ancient wisdom through to contemporary New Age spirituality. Adopting the metaphor of the two brain hemispheres and their different orientations towards reality, we look at the bridge between rational and non-rational knowledge, allowing intuitive and creative insights to inform our experience.
Cost: £85 (excluding lunch)
This event is open to the public.
Venue: Canterbury Christ Church University Campus,
Contact: April Doyle (email)
Telephone: 01227 86345
Phoenix Rising Academy offers full-length distance-learning courses, online seminars and webcasts in Western Esotericism, the Creative Arts, and many related topics.
Study at your own pace, from anywhere in the world, alongside accomplished scholars who combine rigorous and critical scholarship with imagination, intuition and spiritual awareness.
Distance-learning courses, events and retreats to stimulate the mind, stir the imagination, nourish the soul.
Academy Director: Sasha Chaitow
Dr Geoffrey Cornelius (founding member)
Dr Amy Hale
Dr Simon Magus
Dr Stanley Sfekas
Dr George Sieg
Dr Hereward Tilton
Romana Turina (founding member)
Dr Angela Voss (founding member)
Dr Jason Lawton Winslade
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