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Transfiguration and Deification

by Bishop Robert Barron . August 6, 2017 .

The Transfiguration signals the purpose of religion. The first thing we notice is that Jesus' appearance becomes more beautiful. Second, in his transfigured state, Jesus transcends space and time. Contemporary culture attempts to reduce all religion to ethics, but in Jesus' transfiguration we see that the final purpose of our religious devotion is not that we become just nice people, but rather we become transfigured as sons and daughters of God.

Bishop Barron on C.S. Lewis’ “The Great Divorce”

by Bishop Robert Barron . June 23, 2016 .

C.S. Lewis was that rare sort of genius, able to combine high theological insight with vivid imagination, and it is precisely this coming-together that makes his writing so memorable--especially his classic fantasy book, “The Great Divorce.”

Why You Should Read C.S. Lewis’ “The Great Divorce”

by Bishop Robert Barron . April 26, 2016 .

C.S. Lewis was that rare sort of genius, able to combine high theological insight with vivid imagination, and it is precisely this coming-together that makes his writing so memorable--especially his classic fantasy book, “The Great Divorce.”

Bishop Barron on Dante and the Spiritual Journey

by Bishop Robert Barron . January 28, 2016 .

This year marks the 750th anniversary of the birth of the great Catholic poet Dante Alighieri, whom Pope Francis has said, especially in this Year of Mercy, we should read and reread.

The Spiritual Master Pope Francis Wants You to Read

by Bishop Robert Barron . December 15, 2015 .

This year marks the 750th anniversary of the birth of the great Catholic poet Dante Alighieri, whom Pope Francis has said, especially in this Year of Mercy, we should read and reread.

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