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numerology

Pseudomedicine
The study of the mystical significance of numbers and their alleged influence on human behaviour, health and other activities.
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The fact that numbers could be manipulated in meaningful numerological processes--thus being both constant and in a state of flux--would have added to their appeal for a poet such as Donne, a poet fascinated by paradoxes and 'imagin'd corner' where seemingly disparate bodies of knowledge meet and merge (44).
The various formulations given by the healer will be presented in numerical order, for a number of formulations consisted of Quranic inscriptions converted to numerological formats.
This Critical Review of Krieger's inclusive studies revealed that numerological abracadabra trumped lack of evidence of publication bias.
One essay details numerological features of the music of Mozart and Beethoven, while two longer essays are devoted to connections between mathematics and different Christian traditions (here called "the Christianities").
5) She claims that "[p]recedent for such numerological negation of sin is found in Augustine's refutation of heresy in Contra Faustum Manichaeum through a structure of thirty-three chapters" (236).
Though not gematria (a numerological method of interpretation based on the fact that Hebrew letters also serve as numbers), the form still reflects the Jewish tendency to see numbers as embodying spiritual principles, a notion that may also be operative in the late, numerically obsessed poetry of Louis Zukofsky, to whom Lazer dedicates one of his "double portions.
Interestingly 49, or 7 x 7, is a number charged with numerological significance, not just in Sufism, but in other traditions as well, such as Islamic, Buddhist, Taoist, Jewish and Christian, rep resenting 'perfection' and 'completion'.
And while praising Leo Strauss, later credited as philosophical godfather to the neoconservatives, for agreeing that there are ethical absolutes discoverable by reason, Rothbard points out some amusing curiosities in Straussian thinking, mostly focusing on his famous "esoteric" readings of the likes of Machiavelli and his numerological obsessions, which Rothbard finds "really so absurd as to be almost incredible" and "excruciatingly crackpot"
In fact, a specific numerological detail reinforces such an interpretation.
The use of the triad of roles supports with numerological persuasion the superiority of the work of Mary over that of Eve, represented by four desires (Ohly 611).
Thus does Crowley assist Brackett in decoding the numerological symbolism in Nenrmmnicnn and IAO and in proving it to be integral to their structure and meaning.
Maybe this is a numerological harmonic convergence is a key number m many mythologies/religions (Chinese, Greek, Norse, Egyptian, biblical, et al).