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  • This is what theologians have called the Beatific Vision: the fullest experience of heaven is the intuitive and unobstructed knowledge of God as he is—that is, to behold God face-to-face.

    Homeward bound

  • But according to the Berg curator, Isaac Gewirtz, who has spent two years studying the pre - and post-scroll drafts and has written a book on the subject called Beatific Soul: Jack Kerouac on the Road, to be published this fall as a companion to an exhibition at the New York Public Library, Jack's first attempts were so ambitious and the characters so laden with symbolism "that the drafts kept collapsing under their own weight."

    Kerouac Unbound

  • Diaries, manuscripts, snapshots, and personal items of Jack Kerouac, the visionary author whose pioneering work helped to established the Beat Movement in the United States, will be on display in Beatific Souls: Jack Kerouac's On the Road, 1957 - 2007, an exhibition on view at The New York Public Library September 28, 2007 through February 10, 2008.

    Kerouac at the New York Public Library

  • Diaries, manuscripts, snapshots, and personal items of Jack Kerouac, the visionary author whose pioneering work helped to established the Beat Movement in the United States, will be on display in Beatific Souls: Jack Kerouac's On the Road, 1957-2007, an exhibition on view at The New York Public Library September 28, 2007 through February 10, 2008.

    March 2007

  • The show called "Beatific Soul: Jack Kerouac On The Road" is more like a archive of mid-20th century literary culture.

    Shelfari:

  • Perhaps in the mansions of Limbo the heroes enjoy some such compensation for their loss of the Beatific Vision; perhaps the Beatific Vision itself has some remote kinship with this lowly experience; I, at any rate, believed myself very near heaven, during those languid days at Brideshead.

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • The liturgy is the embodiment of the Catholic faith and a reflection of the Beatific Vision...

    Our Liturgical Heritage

  • Blessed Trinity, made possible by the Incarnation in the fullness of time, would only intensify these cravings, which can be wholly satisfied only in the Beatific Vision.

    Archive 2008-01-20

  • Catholics believe that those who die are not immediately eligible for the Beatific vision the reality and goodness of G-d and heaven and need to be purged of their sins.

    [all souls day] unique day of unity

  • Such punishment, a passive absence of the Beatific Vision (in contrast to the active presence of pain felt by the rest of the damned), matched the child's passive inheritance of the sin that doomed him.

    A Tender Age: Cultural Anxieties over the Child in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries

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