On February 20th, we will be reading Cantos XIII, XV, XIII, XX, and XXI of The Purgatorio. These cantos will consider healing remedies for the sins of envy, anger, sloth, and greed.
Beginning the Climb up Purgatory Mountain: Souls Who Just Made It
On Wednesday, February 15th, we enter the second phase of our journey through the afterlife as we begin Dante’s Purgatorio. We will be considering Cantos I-VII, much of which is dedicated to considering those souls who just make it to salvation, whom Dante calls “the Late-Repentant.”
Rejecting God’s Sovereignty: Sins Against Truth in Dante’s Inferno
We complete our journey through Dante’s Inferno on Monday, February 6th. We will be looking specifically at Cantos XVIII, XX, and XXIII-XXVIII.
Raging at Reality: The Sins of Violence in Dante’s Inferno
On January 30th, we continue our tour through Dante’s Inferno on Monday with the levels of hell reserved to sins of violence. Specifically, we will be discussing Cantos IX-XV.
Caught in the Whirlwind: The Sins of Incontinence in Dante’s Inferno
This session is a whirlwind tour through Dante’s whirlwind of the sins of the flesh. We’ll meet the Hoarders and the Wasters, the Gluttons, the Wrathful and the Sullen, and, of course, poor, pathetic, lustful Francesca and Paolo.