Daily Archives: March 12, 2018

Dante’s PURGATORY, Canto 10: CORBELS

https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/471142 Public Domain from Metropolitan Museum of Art *** CORBELS *** Sinners are stooping And are carrying huge weights They look like corbels *** NOTE: Corbels jut out from walls and support weight. Often, they are designed so that they … Continue reading

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https://pixabay.com/en/weights-lifting-power-male-gym-664766/ *** PURGING PRIDE *** How to purge your pride Carry huge boulder on back Forces you to bow *** NOTE: Dante sees many sinners carrying huge stones on their backs. The prouder the sinner was in life, the more … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Gifts Anecdotes

https://pixabay.com/en/elizabeth-taylor-actress-394746/ Makeup artist Kevyn Aucoin once did the makeup for Elizabeth Taylor. When he was finished, she looked in the mirror and then called to her assistant, “Come and see what he’s done to me!” Mr. Aucoin was afraid that … Continue reading

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NOTES on Emil Brunner (1889-1966): Situationalist Ethics

Emil Brunner (1889-1966) was strongly against legalism. He believed that legalism boxes God in. For example, according to the Old Testament, the Jews are God’s chosen people. A person who was a legalist before the New Testament was written could … Continue reading

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