in her prolusion she sketches the religious, cultural and political milieu in which gnosticism developed
Recent Examples on the WebThis poem seems positioned as a prolusion — his word — or prelude to set a mood of contemplation, to encourage a softness or stillness, a long view, for entering what follows.
Nancy Lord, Anchorage Daily News, 30 Apr. 2022
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