Early Christianity and the Lost Feminine Kayleen Asbo, Ph.D and Daniel C. Morse
April 23: The Historical Context of Early Christianity
April 30: An Introduction to Sophia (Wisdom) in early Christian texts
May 7: Sophia in Alchemy; A Figure for Our Times
The feminine aspect of the divine, Sophia, has a deep presence in the Wisdom Hebrew texts of the Old Testament and was prominent in some of the earliest Christian writings By the time the New Testament was largely established in the late 4th century AD. she was all but lost within the outer teachings of the established church. Nonetheless, her presence continued to flourish as a source of inspiration within the lives and writings of Christian mystics. This 3-part workshop will explore the figure of Sophia from a Depth Psychology perspective within the context of the formation of early Christianity, the connection with Thomas Aquinas and why she is so significant for our times.
Sophia, Aurora Consurgens, attributed to Thomas Aquinas
Three part class: Early Bird Special $60 for the three part series before April 23 $75 at the door for the three part series $30 for single drop in class