Tag: Inferno

Dante and Eternal Damnation

And audio version of this talk is at my podcast, Dante’s Divine Comedy, available via podcast feeds. Dante would seem to be a key candidate for infernalism, the doctrine of endless punishment in hell for sinners who failed to turn

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Why Hell? Part 1 of 3 talks on Dante’s Divine Comedy

An MP3 version of the talk is on my podcast channel, Dante’s Divine Comedy, available on podcast feeds. The notion of hell is delighted in by some and causes offence in others. So why did Dante write about this infernal

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Dante’s Inferno, Part 2, dangers in spiritual seeking, with Rupert Sheldrake

An MP3 of the conversation is on my podcast feed, Dante’s Divine Comedy. This episode of the Sheldrake-Vernon Dialogues is the second part of a conversation between Rupert Sheldrake and Mark Vernon on the Inferno of Dante’s Divine Comedy. Deeper

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Dante’s Inferno and the meaning of descent, with Rupert Sheldrake

Watch on YouTube! Also on your podcast feed. The Divine Comedy by Dante is one of the great spiritual works of the Christian tradition. But how can it be read and what does it mean? In this episode of the

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Dante and Spiritual Intelligence – a lecture to the Temenos Academy

An MP3 version of the talk is online here. This lecture was given to the Temenos Academy on Tuesday 19th October 2021 – a particular delight as it was on its perennial philosophy course that the Divine Comedy first began

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Descent is Ascent – How the road up is the road down in Dante

Making sense of why Dante had to travel through hell, what was going on in purgatory, and how that’s all linked to the destination of heaven, comes with appreciating how, in the spiritual life, descent and ascent are profoundly linked.

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Dante’s Divine Comedy. The boxset

I’ve just completed the last of 100 YouTubes/podcasts, one for each of the 100 cantos of Dante’s masterpiece, The Divine Comedy. The complete YouTubes series is here. The complete podcast series is here, and on other podcast platforms including Spotify

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