Deities and divinity

Ivory panel depciting the apotheosis of Quintus Aurelius Symmachus (c 340-402), the greatest orator of his day, a prominent pagan and opponent of Christian hegemony and intolerance. (Source: British Museum)

There are many different views of how deities relate to each other and to the universe. My personal view is that there is an underlying divine energy, which emanates from the divine source. In my view, neither the underlying energy nor the divine source have a personality. From the underlying energy, all beings emerge — humans, spirits, deities, and animals. [Read more...]

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