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1. The Ship of Heaven [Journals] [Aeon]
... Sun and Moon move in their respective journeys. Our view of the goddess, on the other hand, is vastly more concrete. The goddess is a shining band around the central sun, and the "starry throng" or circle of secondary gods means nothing other than the literal, constituent parts of the band. In the archaic creation legend, vast quantities of material erupted from the sun god as living "Outflow," and it was from this ejecta that the band was constituted. (63) For the modern interpretation much confusion is created by the fact that this fiery ejecta is recorded pictographically as an assembly of "star" -images. (Hence the " ...
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