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April 22, 2014

The Ultimate Self-Help Book: Dante's 'Divine Comedy'


Reading Dante uncovered the sin most responsible for my immediate crisis. Family and home ought to have been for me icons of the good—that is, windows into the divine—but without meaning to, I had loved them too much, seeing them as absolute goods, thereby rendering them into idols. They had to be cast down, or at least put in their proper place, if I was going to be free. - - WSJ.com

Posted by gerardvanderleun at April 22, 2014 7:29 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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