Dante’s PARADISE, Canto 28: THE MYSTIC EMPYREAN

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Canto 28: THE MYSTIC EMPYREAN

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beyond space and time

the goal of Dante’s journey

it is Paradise

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NOTE: While still in the Primum Mobile, Dante looks ahead to where he is going. The Mystic Empyrean lies beyond the Primum Mobile. Actually, “lies beyond” is misleading, as the Mystic Empyrean does not exist in space and time. However, because we are human beings who exist in space and time we have to use language metaphorically when we speak of the Mystic Empyrean. The Mystic Empyrean is the goal of Dante’s journey. It is Paradise: the place where God dwells. Of course, here again “place” is a word that is used metaphorically.

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PARADISE: CANTO 28 RETELLING

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