The Battle for the Soul of the WorldwithTom Cheetham

Books Mentioned In This Interview

tom cheetham all the world an icon: henry corbin and the angelic function of beings

Tom Cheetham, PhD, is author of several books, including Imaginal Love: the Meanings of Imagination in Henry Corbin and James Hillman; All the World an Icon: Henry Corbin and the Angelic Function of Beings; Green Man, Earth Angel: The Prophetic Tradition and the Battle for the Soul of the World; and The World Turned Inside Out: Henry Corbin and the Angel Out Ahead.

Here he focuses on the struggle between materialism and spiritual realities, particularly in the light of Henry Corbin’s great scholarship regarding Islamic mysticism. He finds a possible resolution in the poetic imagination.

00:00:00 Introduction

00:11:51 Anima Mundi

00:21:01 Rationalism

00:37:35 Individual souls

00:44:41 Biology

00:53:10 The Green Man

01:06:06 Spirit

01:12:18 Conclusion

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(Recorded on August 22, 2023)

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Published on September 22, 2023


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