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Doctrines and Mysteries: Dante’s Paradiso Canto XIX

  Dante may have said to himself, “If ever I have an opportunity I’m going to ask about the justice of damning those pagans who have never had chance to know about salvation.”

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Choice and Choosing Continued: Dante’s Parardiso Canto XI

Further reflections on Dante’s education regarding making choices with help from Martin Buber.

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Harmonizing Theologians: Dante’s Paradiso Canto X

Dante sees the theologians in the Paradiso as harmonizers of the collision at the center of the cross – orchestrating the chaos of the cosmos into music and dance. In an image not usually associated with the work of theology, … Continue reading

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