Daily Archives: August 22, 2018

Dante’s PARADISE, Canto 18: IMAGE OF JOHN THE BAPTIST

https://pixabay.com/en/gold-ingots-golden-treasure-513062/ *** IMAGE OF JOHN THE BAPTIST *** Popes worship image Of John the Baptist printed On Florence’s gold coins *** NOTE: Dante bitterly criticizes Popes who are more concerned about acquiring wealth than serving God. *** https://davidbruceblog.wordpress.com/2017/03/25/dantes-paradise-canto-18-retelling-jupiter-lovers-of-justice/ *** Free … Continue reading

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Dante’s PARADISE, Canto 18: UNJUST EXCOMMUNICATIONS

https://pixabay.com/en/money-dollars-success-business-1428594/ *** UNJUST EXCOMMUNICATIONS *** Source of revenue Man excommunicated Pays to cancel it *** NOTE: Supposedly, Pope John XXII excommunicated many people and then reversed the excommunications. Reversing excommunications was a source of revenue. *** https://davidbruceblog.wordpress.com/2017/03/25/dantes-paradise-canto-18-retelling-jupiter-lovers-of-justice/ *** Free eBooks … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Work Anecdotes

After graduating from the University of Michigan in 1938, playwright Arthur Miller had a choice to make: Either he could go to Hollywood and work for Twentieth-Century Fox for $250 a week, or he could go to New York and … Continue reading

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