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Dante’s PARADISE, Canto 30: THE ROSE

https://pixabay.com/en/rose-pink-white-tender-rose-bloom-3657098/ *** THE ROSE *** a river of light; with better vision, Dante sees it is a rose *** NOTE: Dante sees a number of things in the Mystic Empyrean. He sees a river of light. The banks of the … Continue reading

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Dante’s PARADISE, Canto 30: HOLY ROMAN EMPEROR HENRY VII

Source: Wiki Commons (Public Domain) *** HOLY ROMAN EMPEROR HENRY VII *** Henry the Seventh Holy Roman Emperor Henry’s soul is saved *** NOTE: One of the empty places in the Rose is reserved for Emperor Henry VII. Of course, … Continue reading

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Dante’s PARADISE, Canto 30: DANTE IS SAVED

https://pixabay.com/en/cornucopia-thanksgiving-autumn-fall-1789664/ *** DANTE IS SAVED *** Dante’s soul is saved — will return to Paradise On the Judgment Day *** NOTE: Beatrice lets Dante that he is saved. She tells him that he will now see the angels and the … Continue reading

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Dante’s PARADISE, Canto 30: LIGHT

https://pixabay.com/en/columns-hallway-architecture-greek-801715/ *** LIGHT *** God prepares Dante: Blinded by light that strengthens His eyes so he can see *** NOTE: Dante has to be prepared for this final vision in the Mystic Empyrean. He is blinded — briefly — but … Continue reading

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Dante’s PARADISE, Canto 30: INEFFABLE

https://pixabay.com/en/sun-holding-sunset-yoga-female-2571158/ *** INEFFABLE *** Beatrice’s beauty In Mystic Empyrean Is ineffable *** NOTE: Throughout the Paradise, Beatrice’s beauty has increased the closer she came to God. Now, here in the dwelling place of God, her beauty is ineffable and the … Continue reading

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Dante’s PARADISE, Canto 29: JESUS DIDN’T SAY THIS

https://pixabay.com/en/garbage-waste-container-waste-2729608/ *** JESUS DIDN’T SAY THIS *** Not words from Jesus: “Now go forth and preach garbage Feed your lambs with air” *** PARADISE: CANTO 29 RETELLING https://davidbruceblog.wordpress.com/2017/04/05/dantes-paradise-canto-29-retelling-primum-mobile-the-creation-and-fall-of-angels/ *** Free eBooks by David Bruce (pdfs) (Includes Discussion Guides for Inferno, … Continue reading

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Dante’s PARADISE, Canto 29: BAD PREACERS AND THINKERS

https://pixabay.com/en/white-male-3d-model-isolated-3d-1834100/ *** BAD PREACERS AND THINKERS *** put on a show of wits — get so carried away they leave the one true path *** NOTE: Why does Beatrice condemn bad philosophy and bad theology? Because bad philosophy and bad … Continue reading

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