srael de Aegypto, domus Jacob de populo barbaro, fact est Judoea sanctificatio ejus, Israel potestas ejus.
Psalm CXIV. 1, 2. For if we look only at the literal sense, it signifies the going out of the children of Israel from Egypt in the time of Moses; if at the allegorical, it signifies our redemption through Christ; if at the moral, it signifies the conversion of the soul from the grief and misery of sin to a state of grace; and if at the anagogical, it signifies the passage of the blessed strue that he puts all Pagans in Limbo, where without hope they live in longing, and that he makes baptism essential to salvation.
Inferno, IV. But it is noticeable that his Limbo is the Elysium of Virgil, and that he particularizes Adam, Noah, Moses, Abraham, David, and others as prisoners there with the rest till the descent of Christ into hell.
Dante's Limbo, of course, is the older Limbus Patrum. But were they altogether without hope and did baptism mean an immersion of the body or a p