By Rod Dreher
The beginning strains of The Divine Comedy by means of Dante Alighieri introduced Rod Dreher on a trip that rescued him from exile and kept his lifestyles. Dreher came upon that the medieval poem provided him an incredibly sensible manner of fixing glossy problems.
Following the dying of his little sister and the book of his New York Times bestselling memoir The Little method of Ruthie Leming, Dreher stumbled on himself residing within the small neighborhood of Starhill, Louisiana the place he grew up. yet rather than the fellowship he was hoping to discover, he came upon that fault strains inside of his family members had deepened. Dreher spiraled into melancholy and a stress-related autoimmune illness. medical professionals instructed Dreher that if he didn’t locate internal peace, he may wreck his health and wellbeing. quickly after, he stumbled on The Divine Comedy in a book shop and was once enchanted by way of its first traces, which looked as if it would describe his personal condition.
within the months that Dante helped Dreher comprehend the blunders and incorrect ideals that had torn him down and confirmed him that he had the facility to alter his lifestyles. Dreher is familiar with firsthand the solace and power that may be present in Dante’s nice paintings, and distills its knowledge if you happen to are misplaced in the dead of night wooden of melancholy, suffering from failure (or success), wrestling with a challenge of religion, alienated from their households or groups, or another way enduring the feel of exile that's the human condition.
Inspiring, revelatory, and filled with penetrating non secular, ethical, and mental insights How Dante Can store Your Life is a booklet for individuals, either spiritual and secular, who locate themselves trying to find which means and therapeutic. Dante informed his client that he wrote his poem to convey readers from distress to happiness. It labored for Rod Dreher. Dante stored Rod Dreher’s life—and during this ebook, Dreher indicates you ways Dante can shop yours.