Evening Conversation with Rod Dreher on "How Dante Can Save Your Life"

Date: 
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Location: 
Montgomery Bell Academy
Dead Poets Society Lecture Hall 4001 Harding Road
Nashville, TN 37205

An Evening Conversation
with Rod Dreher

How Dante Can Save Your Life


The Trinity Forum, Montgomery Bell Academy, and St. Paul Christian Academy are delighted to invite you to an Evening Conversation with best-selling author Rod Dreher on "How Dante Can Save Your Life."

Considered one of the greatest works of literature, The Divine Comedy plunges the reader into a deeper understanding of the dark recesses of one's own heart and the dangers to one's soul. During this Evening Conversation, Dreher will explore the ways in which this epic poem is particularly relevant to our time, drawing from his book How Dante Can Save Your Life: The Life-Changing Wisdom of History's Greatest Poem, which examines how Dante's epic brings readers "from misery into happiness." 

Rod Dreher is a journalist and writer who focuses on the intersection of religion, culture, and politics. He is a senior editor at The American Conservative and the author of Crunchy ConsThe Little Way of Ruthie Leming, as well as the best-selling book The Benedict Option: A Strategy for Christians in a Post-Christian NationHis work has appeared in numerous publications including the National ReviewFirst Things, and The Wall Street Journal, and broadcast on NPR’s All Things Considered and BBC Radio.

You can prepare for this discussion with our Trinity Forum Reading on The Divine Comedy featuring excerpts of Dante's epic poem and an original introduction by Rod Dreher here.

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