A scene from The Canterbury Psalter (12th century)

Plato’s Symposium Seating Chart

Here’s a diagram I sometimes use when teaching Plato’s Symposium. Using the whiteboard, I only capture the elements that class participants notice. If nobody has noticed anything by the time of the Great Hiccup Disruption, I’ll usually cajole them into it with a few, y’know, Socratic questions.

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Fred Sanders is a theologian who tried to specialize in the doctrine of the Trinity, but found that everything in Christian life and thought is connected to the triune God.

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