Christian Platonism in Boethius’ “Consolation of Philosophy”

By |2020-10-24T15:24:21-05:00October 24th, 2020|Categories: Christianity, Great Books, Philosophy, Plato, Wisdom|

As a robust Christian Platonist, Boethius saw a profound resonance between the truths of Platonic philosophy and Christian faith. The articulation of Platonic thought furnished an occasion for Boethius to tacitly meditate upon and be nourished by his own Christian faith, without having to draw explicit parallels in “The Consolation of Philosophy.” The Consolation [...]