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Misinterpreting certain late antique sources such as the Hermetic Corpus, Lactantius, and Eusebius, Renaissance Platonists came to believe that Christianity was merely the latest and best form of divine revelation to the human race. According to the explanations one carries one's bad experiences around in the consciousness and from there they act in the present and affect the future. The Fresh Stimulus from the Side of Classical Antiquity. --We have now reached the opening of the fourteenth century.

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Publisher: Lexington Books (May 13, 2008)

ISBN: 0739122622

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