Dante at Seven Hundred

September 15, 2021 James Matthew Wilson 3

As the medieval poet Dante Alighieri ascends the mountain of purgatory, in the second canticle of his great poem, The Divine Comedy, he arrives as the terrace of the envious. There, those who took pleasure […]


On Conversion: Three Stories

March 25, 2019 James Matthew Wilson 5

The Christian Joy of Coming Together In the last months before his conversion, Saint Augustine heard the story of Gaius Victorinus, the pagan neo-Platonist philosopher who was himself converted to Christianity in his old age. […]