Dante’s Divine Comedy

Explore the profound truths of Dante’s Divine Comedy.

“Dante’s Divine Comedy” provides an education for those who are facing great trials and adversity. The poem teaches you how to confront life’s challenges, order your soul, and pursue an excellent and free life. These timeless lessons are especially urgent for Americans to study today.

In this free, ten-lecture online course you’ll join Professor of English Stephen Smith as you encounter one of the greatest texts of Western Civilization. An epic poem in three parts, Dante’s Divine Comedy presents universal truths about character and choice, the nature of God and man, and the path to freedom and happiness.

In addition to the ten lecture videos, enrollment in this course gives you free access to study guides, readings, and quizzes to aid you in the examination of this classic work of Western literature.

Join Dante as he confronts his disordered passions in the Inferno, learns to order his soul in Purgatorio, and finds true freedom and happiness in Paradiso. 

Enroll in this free online course on Dante’s Divine Comedy today!

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