A Classical School’s Guide to Senior Thesis Research, Part 2: How to Leverage The Power of Google

This article forms part of an ongoing series aimed to equip students at classical schools with the skills needed to research for their senior thesis. To read the introduction to the series…

A Classical School’s Guide to Senior Thesis Research, Part 1: How to Find Information Online

This article forms part of an ongoing series aimed to equip students at classical schools with the skills needed to research for their senior thesis. To read the introduction to the series…

A Classical School’s Guide to Senior Thesis Research, Introduction: Classical Education and Information Literacy

This article is the introduction to an ongoing series aimed to equip students at classical schools with the skills needed to research for their senior thesis. To get links to the entire…

Plato’s Cave, Education, and the Desire for God

From “Virtue and Classical Education“:   Education should thus serve the dual purpose of cultivating dispositions attuned to what is good, true and beautiful in this world, while also cultivating a sense…

Josef Pieper and the Lost art of Leisure

Everyone is aware of the obstacles that have arisen from public life grinding to a standstill in the wake of COVID-19. It is sometimes more difficult to be aware of the opportunities…

How to Think Like a Christian During a Time of Secularism

  During the years 1726 and 1729, the French writer Voltaire was exiled in England. In England, Voltaire was impressed by what he saw, which was very different from his native France.…

One Man’s Mission to Expose and Destroy Auschwitz

Sometimes during times of disaster and great evil it is the ordinary people who step up to the plate–people no one would have expected to become great heroes. Witold Pilecki was such…

Progressivism and the Loss of Common Reason

From Gerald Russell’s “Beauty Is At the Heart of True Conservatism“: Progressivism has lost the notion of a common reason to which people of differing faiths could consent, even of the possibility…

Emotionally Healthy Spirituality

Peter Scazzero was a megachurch pastor in New York and seemed to be a model of spiritual leadership and maturity. The problem is that he was emotionally immature, with deep-seated issues from…

Great Lent and Cultural Anthropology

As we enter the season of Lent, we would do well to reflect on the spiritual value of struggle. The Church would not have given us an entire season devoted to struggling…

What the Super Bowl Halftime Show Really Taught us

Referring to the much-discussed half-time show that took place at the Super Bowl earlier this month, Hannah Yasharoff asked an intriguing question at USA today: “In a #MeToo era, is a show…

The Joy of Reading

It’s been a long time since I’ve been with my friends the water-rat, the mole, the toad, and the badger. Last week I decided to enter into their world again with Kenneth…

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