Onward & Upward with Dante by Thomas Albert (Tal) Howard

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Onward & Upward with Dante

Thomas Albert (Tal) Howard on the Paradiso as Light for the Christian Mind

Dorothy Sayers once quipped that attempting to grasp Dante's Divine Comedy only from reading the Inferno would be like understanding Paris only through its sewer system. Unfortunately, if students are even assigned Dante in high school or college these days, it is usually the Inferno, possibly some bits of the Purgatorio, and rarely ever the Paradiso.

This is a pity because Dante reserves some of his richest insights for the Paradiso


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