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How Dante can save your life

Rod Dreher

How Dante can save your life

the life-changing wisdom of history"s greatest poem

by Rod Dreher

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mental Depression,
  • Journalists,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementRod Dreher
    ContributionsDante Alighieri, 1265-1321
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ4390 .D74 2015
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 300 pages
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27182941M
    ISBN 101941393322
    ISBN 109781941393321
    OCLC/WorldCa897016363

      How Dante Can Save Your Life is, in effect, a sequel to Dreher’s best-selling memoir, The Little Way of Ruthie Leming. In that book, he narrated the marvelous life .   From a self-help perspective, which is in many ways the main thrust of the book, Dreher’s goal is to share the good news—not (necessarily) the good news as traditionally viewed, that of Christ, but the good news that Dante can, as the title says, save your life. Dreher wants to help others. The book is, fundamentally, an act of charity.

    ‎Following the death of his little sister and the publication of his New York Times bestselling memoir The Little Way of Ruthie Leming, Dreher found himself living in the small community of Starhill, Louisiana where he grew up. But instead of the fellowship he hoped to find, he discover. How Dante Can Save Your Life. New York: Regan Arts, E-book. This book begins with a comment that should get the reader’s attention: “I don’t much like poetry. Never have.” But the author then proceeds to tell how reading through Dante’s Divine Comedy helped him cope with difficulties in life.

      Dreher tells audiences how the truth and beauty inside the greatest self-help book ever written changed -- indeed saved -- his own life, and how it can do the same for them. How Dante Can Save.   Rod Dreher’s How Dante Can Save Your Life: The Life-Changing Wisdom of the History’s Greatest Poem has received extensive praise from many reviewers and he is is a very good writer, presently.


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Inspiring, revelatory, and packed with penetrating spiritual, moral, and psychological insights, How Dante Can Save Your Life is a book for people, both religious and secular, who find themselves searching for meaning and healing. Dante told his patron that he wrote his poem to bring readers from misery to happiness.

It worked for Rod Dreher/5(). So often it How Dante can save your life book we encounter certain books at just the right time, and such was the case for me with Rod Dreher's "How Dante Can Save Your Life". My son Matt and I have been doing a buddy read through Dante's "Inferno", which has greatly whetted my appetite for the remaining volumes of the Divine Comedy, Purgatorio and Paradiso.4/5.

Inspiring, revelatory, and packed with penetrating spiritual, moral, and psychological insights, How Dante Can Save Your Life is a book for people, both religious and secular, who find themselves searching for meaning and healing.

Dante told his patron that he wrote his poem to bring readers from misery to happiness. It worked for Rod Dreher/5(16). Inspiring, revelatory, and packed with penetrating spiritual, moral, and psychological insights, How Dante Can Save Your Life is a book for people, both religious and secular, who find themselves searching for meaning and healing.

Dante told his patron that he wrote his poem to bring readers from misery to happiness. It worked for Rod ed on: Ap HOW DANTE CAN SAVE YOUR LIFE: The Life-Changing Wisdom of History's Greatest Poem User Review - Kirkus American Conservative senior editor Dreher (The Little Way of Ruthie Leming: A Southern Girl, a Small Town, and the Secret of a Good Life, ) shares his search for his family's acceptance, looking /5(2).

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I think of it as a self-help book for people who need help but who don’t want to buy a self-help book. Sometimes a book falls into your hands at exactly the right moment.

That’s what happened to me when I opened Dreher’s beautiful new book. So much so that I was tempted to write a review about how reading Dreher reading Dante saved my life. I expected to love the book because I love Dante and I wanted to understand his work better.

He has also written four books, The Little Way of Ruthie Leming, Crunchy Cons, How Dante Can Save Your Life, and The Benedict Option. email leave a comment. Inspiring, revelatory, and packed with penetrating spiritual, moral, and psychological insights How Dante Can Save Your Life is a book for people, both religious and secular, who find themselves searching for meaning and healing.

Dante told his patron that he wrote his poem to bring readers from misery to happiness. It worked for Rod Dreher. How Dante Can Save your Life The Life-changing Wisdom of History's Greatest Poem (Downloadable Audiobook): Dreher, Rod: Following the death of his little sister and the publication of his New York Times bestselling memoir The Little Way of Ruthie Leming, Dreher found himself living in the small community of Starhill, Louisiana where he grew up.

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Here, as he does throughout How Dante Can Save Your Life, Dreher gets to the heart of Dante’s understanding of sin as a distortion of love that cuts us off from our true potential and causes us to “worship the thing itself rather than to see the transcendent reality that lies behind the thing” ().Author: Louis Markos.

Dante saved Rod Dreher's life--and in this book, Dreher shows you how Dante can save yours. About the Author Rod Dreher is a senior editor at The American Conservative and the author of Crunchy Cons and The Little Way of Ruthie Leming. The opening lines of "The Divine Comedy" by Dante Alighieri launched Rod Dreher on a journey that rescued him from exile and saved his life.

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The Divine Comedy—if you remember—is the story of how Dante makes a pilgrimage through Hell and Purgatory until he reaches Heaven.

But as Dreher points out, “To read Dante literally is to misunderstand him.”. Dante saved Rod Dreher’s life—and in this book, Dreher shows you how Dante can save yours. "Sometimes a book comes along that you want to press into the hands of everyone you know.

A brilliant, searingly honest account of one man's path to real healing, and an invitation to the rest of us to join him.".Inspiring, revelatory, and packed with penetrating spiritual, moral, and psychological insights, How Dante Can Save Your Life is a book for people, both religious and secular, who find themselves searching for meaning and healing.

Dante told his patron that he wrote his poem to bring readers from misery to happiness. It worked for Rod Dreher.The opening lines of THE DIVINE COMEDY by Dante Alighieri launched Rod Dreher on a journey that rescued him from exile and saved his life. Dreher found that the medieval poem offered him a surprisingly practical way of solving modern problems.