37Par24to27W11 - Paradiso 24-27 The Exam Faith, Hope, Love...

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Paradiso 24-27 The Exam Faith, Hope, Love Adam, language, Ulysses Looking back (again) 1
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The Firmament, or Heaven of the Fixed Stars Examination on the three theological virtues (faith, hope, love) 2
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The heavens narrate the glory of God 2 The heavens shew forth the glory of God, and the Frmament declareth the work of his hands. 3 Day to day uttereth speech, and night to night sheweth knowledge. (Psalm 18 Douay-Rheims) 2 caeli enarrant gloriam Dei et opera manuum eius adnuntiat frmamentum 3 dies diei eructat verbum et nox nocti indicat scientiam (Psalm 18 Latin Vulgate) 3
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The Firmament as text The heavens narrate the glory of God; the Firmament announces the work of His hands (Ps. 19) • The Bible as ±rmament This light has come to me from many stars Da molte stelle mi vien questa luce (25.70) 4
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The Firmament as text • The frmament, in its visible per±ection, makes mani±est the glory o± God • it is evidence o± the Creator • it is a source o± knowledge • it’s like a book 5
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The Firmament • A good place for an examination • (He’s getting a bachelor’s) Sì come il baccialier s’arma e non parla fn che ‘l maestro la question propone, per approvarla, non per terminarla Paradiso 24.46-48 6
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Examination in the heaven of the Fxed stars What’s the test on? S’elli ama bene e bene spera e crede (24.40) 7
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Examination in the heaven of the Fxed stars Is this a fair exam? 8
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Examination in the heaven of the Fxed stars ±aith, Hope, Love are these things knowable? 9
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Examination in the heaven of the Fxed stars • ±aith, Hope, Love – are these things knowable? – has he done the reading? 10
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Examination in the heaven of the Fxed stars • ±aith, Hope, Love – are these things knowable? – has he done the reading? – can he show it? fatti manifesto! speak, show yourself clearly ( Par 24.52) 11
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Examination • Examiners: – Peter, James & John – “Whom Jesus most favored” (25.33) • Resurrection of the daughter of Jair • TransFguration • Agony in the Garden 12
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Examination • Examiners: • Peter, James, John – three closest apostles – associated with these three virtues 13
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Examination in the heaven of the Fxed stars Peter asks Dante, “what is faith?” Dì, buon Cristiano, fatti manifesto: fede che è? (24.52-53) “Speak, good Christian, manifest yourself: what is fatih?” 14
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Faith: substance of things hoped for • Dante answers, quoting St. Paul: Fede è sustanza di cosa sperate • “faith is the substance of the things we hope for and the argument of those that do not appear; and this seems to me its quiddity (its whatness, its essence) (24.64-66) 15
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Faith: substance of things hoped for 1 Now faith is the substance of things to be hoped for, the evidence of things that appear not. 2 For by this the ancients obtained a testimony.
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This note was uploaded on 04/24/2011 for the course ITALIAN 333 taught by Professor Cornish during the Winter '11 term at University of Michigan.

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37Par24to27W11 - Paradiso 24-27 The Exam Faith, Hope, Love...

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