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Uncanoncial dante - R.J to The Uncanonical Dante The Divine...

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R.J. to The Uncanonical Dante: The Divine Comedy And Islamic Philosophy First we have to examine the definition of uncanonical. Some definitions of canonical 1. Of, relating to, or required by canon law. 2. Of or appearing in the biblical canon. 3. Conforming to orthodox or well-established rules or patterns, as of procedure. 4. Of or belonging to a cathedral chapter. 5. Of or relating to a literary canon: a canonical writer like Keats. 6. Music. Having the form of a canon. All of which are related to the church. Dante appears to be canonical. When you read closely in the Inferno he appears to be uncanonical. Some wonder whether or not he tried to write the inferno to appear as conforming to the church but there is hidden messages inside saying otherwise. During his time he was suspected of being a heretic. “Viewed the way, Dante becomes an emblem of everything contemporary critics of the Western canon bitterly hate and reject.”“One of the principal charges against the
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