Re: Have you ever read Bible?
Absolutely. There's a lot of great literature and great religions/philosophies other than the western/Abrahamic perspective.
I love Homer-Virgil-Dante. But there is no comparison to Vyasa/Valmiki who did the Mahabharata/Ramayana double. The definition of epic
I find it odd that any religious discussion on TF is almost exclusively from the Christian perspective. And yet they have the nerve to complain.
Well you are perfectly free to start a discussion from say the perspective of Islam. Why don't you?
For Dante, it follows then, that the only way to get into Hell is to insist upon it. One must deliberately exclude himself from grace by hardening his heart against it. Hell is what the damned have actively and insistently wished for.
The man that hath no music in himself, nor is not moved with concord of sweet sounds is fit for treasons, stratagems and spoils. The motions of his spirit are dull as night and his affections dark as Erebus. Let no such man be trusted. Shakespeare