Three Good Dante Articles

I happened across these three articles by a Protestant, James Tonkowich, on aspects of Dante’s Divine Comedy:

A Taste To Acquire: Dante’s Paradise
Love and Suffering in Dante’s Purgatory
To Hell, With Dante

One of the most interesting points I got is from the article on Purgatory. Tonkowich points out that while we usually think that the center of Medieval man’s universe was man himself, it was actually Satan. There are some interesting theological implications here with respect to Dante’s Aristotelian cosmology, in which heavier things always fall to the center and lighter things are free to rise.

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