Christian Humanist Profiles 40: Rod Dreher on Dante

CHProfilesDreherIn the early fourteenth century one of the true figures of Christian intellectual genius gave us the Commedia, a pilgrim’s allegorical journey through Inferno and Purgatorio and Paradiso for the sake of his soul.  Rod Dreher’s latest book claims, with its very title, a place for that poem in the twenty first century: How Dante Can Save Your Life: The Life-Changing Wisdom of History’s Greatest Poem.  Dreher has graciously agreed to join us on Christian Humanist Profiles to talk Dante, and you listeners know that such a chat is always going to encompass psychology, politics, art, philosophy, and ultimately what’s at stake when we venture to say something about God.

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