Dante’s Vision of Hell has more mainstages than Greenbelt, and yet, at the pit of it all, there is an image of Luficer frozen in a lake of his own tears. This talk will use poetry, story and theological reflection to discuss how hell can be a concept that brings consolation rather than desolation. Pitchforks might be provided.
Pádraig Ó Tuama works in chaplaincy with young people in Belfast. He has worked with the Corrymeela Community and the Irish Peace Centre in writing poetry to represent people’s experience of life, troubles and hope.