Abstract: Using the diagram as its integrating device, this article embeds the framework in its ancient lineage and offers a broad synthesis of its rich and multidisciplinary heritage. This article’s basic premise is that the Enneagram diagram concentrates and communicates meaning above and beyond its psychological application. The article focuses on understanding and interpreting the mathematical elements of the diagram, utilizing in the first instance an ancient stream of mathematical thought known as Arithmology, as a way to explore the implied philosophy, theology and spirituality of the framework.


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