Transmitting Philosophical Symbols

Eric Scheske
5 min readNov 22, 2021
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After I was done writing the Russian monk piece last week, I pulled Sergius Bolshakoff’s Russian Mystics off the shelf. It’d been years since I read it, but I remembered loving it.

I quickly remembered why, though I was a bit surprised to see that I read only half of it (a nasty habit of mine), stopping in the nineteenth century. I can tell I stopped halfway because that’s when my copious underlining…

Eric Scheske

Former editor of Gilbert Mag and columnist for NC Register. Freelance for many print pubs. Publishes here every Monday, plus. Paid Medium Member.