Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “Inferno”

Contrade & the Common Good

The problems and blessings of particularity

Posted July 2nd, 2015

We, the Essential Freaks

What Flannery O’Connor and Dante Alighieri knew about the right kind of horror

Posted April 14th, 2015

Into the Inferno

Hell as a black hole of the ego

Posted April 10th, 2015

Reading Dante on Holy Week

Light at the end of the long Lenten darkness

Posted March 31st, 2015

Lawyers And Traitors

A case for why plaintiff’s lawyers and those who hire them should be in the lowest pit of the Inferno

Posted November 12th, 2014

Inferno, Cantos 11-13

The logic of Hell; Dante meets a suicide

Posted September 27th, 2014

Inferno, Canto 10

If we love the things of this world more than the eternal virtues — and, ultimately, more than God — we lose it all

Posted September 24th, 2014

Inferno, Cantos 8 & 9

On not pitying the damned, and the power of images over reason

Posted September 24th, 2014

Inferno, Cantos 5-7

What the fate of Francesca & Paolo tell us about the deceptive qualities of love

Posted September 21st, 2014

Inferno, Cantos 2-4

How could Love have created Hell? Why are the virtuous pagans damned?

Posted September 20th, 2014

Inferno, Canto 1

Dante begins his epic journey. What does this have to do with you?

Posted September 19th, 2014

Dante for Millennials

Practical advice for 19- and 20-year-olds from The Divine Comedy.

Posted September 1st, 2014

How To Teach Dante To High Schoolers

Over at the Circe website, Brian Phillips is trying to spark a …

Posted May 15th, 2014

Is Hell Locked From The Inside?

Joshua Gibbs, on Dante’s Inferno: Is Hell locked from the inside? Dante …

Posted April 21st, 2014

Dante, Into The Abyss

As the sun sets this evening, Holy Thursday, you might give a …

Posted April 17th, 2014

‘Inferno’ On Holy Thursday

This, in an Episcopal church in Tucson, is fantastic: A tradition on …

Posted April 11th, 2014

Dante For Lent: The Reality Of Sin

Today, the first day of Orthodox Lent, we start preparing for our …

Posted March 3rd, 2014