Tag Archives: St. Francis

Orthodoxy and Heresy: Dante’s Paradiso Canto XI

  St. Dominic and St. Francis, wisdom and love, judgement and non-judgment.   Last and most important, it is exactly this which explains what is so inexplicable to all the modern critics of the history of Christianity. I mean the … Continue reading

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Choice and Choosing: Dante’s Paradiso Canto XI

He had to choose. But it was not a choice Between excluding things. It was not a choice Between, but of. He chose to include the things That in each other are included, the whole, The complicate, the amassing harmony. … Continue reading

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On the Feast of St. Patrick…

On this most Irish of feast days I reprise a link from one of the last posts on our old blog site. Seamus Heaney’s “St. Kevin and the Blackbird” captures something of the spirit of St. Patrick, as well as … Continue reading

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