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From "The Ballad of the Judas Tree"

Publicerad 2021-01-29 21:10:00 i Hell, Poems, songs and music, Universalism, the doctrine about the final salvation of all,

'In Hell there grew a Judas Tree/ Where Judas hanged and died/ Because he could not bear to see/ His master crucified
Our Lord descended into Hell/ And found his Judas there … “It was for this I came” he said/ “And not to do you harm … But first I had to come to Hell/ And share the death you had/ My tree will grow in place of yours/ Its roots lie here as well/ There is no final victory/ Without this soul from Hell” (from The Ballad of the Judas Tree, by Dorothea Ruth Etchells, cited here, the whole song sung by The Bede Singers here)

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Lars Larsen

Born 1984 in Finland, Norwegian, lives in Österbybruk, Sweden, poet, ecotheologian and ecophilosopher (though not an academic such), is also called "The monk" ("munken", he is monk in a self-founded monastery order, "Den Heliga Naturens Orden", "The Order of the Holy Nature"), he calls himself "Forest Man Snailson" (Skogsmannen Snigelson) because of certain strong ties to Nature and the animals, founded among other things through many years of homelessness living in tent, cot, cave and several huts in the Flaten Nature Reserve and the Nacka Reserve outside of Stockholm. He debuted as a poet in 2007 with "Över floden mig" ("Across the river of me"), published by himself, he has also published an ecotheological work, "Djurisk teologi. Paradisets återkomst" (Animalistic theology. The return of paradise") on Titel förlag 2010. He has published the poem collection "Naturens återkomst" (The return of Nature) on Fri Press förlag 2018 together with Titti Spaltro, his ex-girlfriend. Lars' professions are two, cleaner and painter (buildings). Before he was homeless, but right now he lives in Österby boende, a group home for mental patients 45 km northeast of Uppsala. His adress is: Harviksvägen 6A, 74830 Österbybruk, Sverige. One can reach him in the comments section on this blog. His texts on this blog are without copyright, belonging to "Public Domain".

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