Anticipation of paradise

I am reading a vulgarization of the of Honorius of Autun in an ancient Venetian dialect (written shortly before Dante). The work is a kind of agile catechism, consisting of questions from the student and answers from the master. In paragraph 81 of book three, the student asks the master:
«What clothes will God’s elects wear?»
And the master answers:
«They will wear only health and gladness: you must know that [in Paradise] there are no material clothes, but Our Lord will clothe their bodies with the garment of health of the soul with the garment of gladness.”.»

Note that «letizia» or «perfetta letizia» (celestial bliss) is a key word of s. Francis of Assisi.


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