International Institute for Culture

 
HOPE KNOWS NO BOUNDS: GIFT AND PROMISE IN PURGATORIO
 

 
TIME:
 
April 12, 2018    7:00 PM       
 
EVENT DESCRIPTION:
 
The next presentation in an on-going monthly series on the Great Books and the Catholic Liberal Arts. 
 
“Hope Knows No Bounds” explores the spiritual implications of the the gate to Purgatory in the second part of Dante’s great poem. La Divina Commedia presents a personal and poetic, religious and political, literal and allegorical, vision of the afterlife. Divided into one hundred poems or songs (canti), this work is also a reflection on the spiritual journey of the soul towards God. Reading Dante, we become his fellow pilgrims as he travels from the lowest depths of the underworld to the very face of God, the “Love who moves the sun and the other stars.”  
 
The speaker: Stephen C. Córdova is the Latin instructor at Martin Saints Classical High School. With over twenty years of teaching in the Liberal Arts, he brings a lively speaking style and passion for ancient texts.  
 
Light refreshments will be served after the talk.  
Suggested donation: $10 
 
 
17th May- Meeting Dante’s Final Guide: Mary the Mother of God in Paradiso 33 
 
**More talks to be announced soon** 
 
 

Individual: $10/each
   

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