Prisca Theologia

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Prisca Theologia (Ancient Theology) is a doctrine that asserts that an ancient, single, true, theology exists (Truth with a capital "T") but that this theology has been subverted and submerged for various reasons, and consequently must now be recovered [1]

Syncretic Terms

Authentic Spirituality > Cosmic Religion, Identity Consistent Spirituality, Mysticism, Perennial Philosophy, Positive Religion, Progressive Spirituality, Pure Religion, Right Path, The Path, The Way, True Path

Related Terms

European Grand Narrative > Common Core, Perennial Philosophy, Philosophia Perennis, Pia Philosophia, Platonic Orientalism, Prisca Theologia

Notes

Marsilio Ficini (1433-1499) the "virtual founder of the Renaissance Prisca Theologia narrative. [2]


Footnotes

  1. Hanegraaff, Wouter J. Esotericism and the Academy: Rejected Knowledge in Western Culture. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012.
  2. Hanegraaff, Wouter J. Esotericism and the Academy: Rejected Knowledge in Western Culture. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012.
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