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The Consolation of Boethius as Poetic Liturgy$
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Stephen Blackwood

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780198718314

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2015

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718314.001.0001

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Conclusion

Conclusion

Liturgy, Mediation, and the Consolation’s Theology

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(p.227) Conclusion
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The Consolation of Boethius as Poetic Liturgy
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DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718314.003.0015

The central aporia of the Consolation is briefly sketched in both its philosophical and historical context; the Consolation’s theological character is further examined; and it is argued that the metric-acoustic system, considered again in relation to memory, time, and eternity, gives the Consolation the character of a repeated liturgical act.

Keywords:   One and the Many, semi-Pelagianism, liturgy, theology, philosophy, Philosophia, memory, incarnation, Sapientia, recapitulation

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