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Myths About the Search for Knowledge - J. Budziszewski

On campus you'll encounter dozens of myths about the search for truth, but most of them are variations on ones that I'm going to discuss.  Read more...

Navigating Today's Insane Educational System - J. Budziszewski

J. Budziszewski talks with students about political correctness, academic freedom, religious conversion, and why every thinking person should pursue the liberal arts.  Read more...

New Catholic History Text Debuts - Karen Walker

For the past nearly 40 years, Catholic schools have had to choose between buying secular history textbooks or reproducing old, out-of-date history textbooks previously written for Catholic schools. But now that has changed.  Read more...

No joke ó two blokes walk into an office and rewrite curriculum - Susan Martinuk

So . . . two priests walk into a bar. Oops, wrong joke. So . . . two priests walk into the Ministry of Education.  Read more...

No More Spending - Thomas W. Carroll

These days, virtually any debate over education at the state or federal level ultimately turns to the question of money.  Read more...

No Ordinary People - George Weigel

George Weigel received his seventh honorary doctorate at Franciscan University of Steubenville (Ohio) on May 8, 2004, and delivered the following commencement address.  Read more...

Nobody Gets Married Any More, Mister - Gerry Garibaldi

Welcome to our urban high schools, where kids have kids and learning dies.  Read more...

Not So Grand a Strategy - E. D. Hirsch Jr.

"A Nation at Risk" emphasized the importance of learning so-called "higher-order skills" in the early grades. But even chess grand masters need to learn the basics first.  Read more...

Obama Scored Big at Notre Dame - William McGurn

At least the president is forthright about his principles.  Read more...

Obama Should Acknowledge His Roots - William McGurn

Of the many parallels between Barack Obama and John F. Kennedy, one has eluded all coverage: Both attended Catholic school as children.   Read more...

Of Old Books and Old Professors - Father James V. Schall, S.J.

For an academic who has spent his life urging, insisting, and demanding that students keep good books that they have read and marked, that they not sell them, and that they have their own libraries, I have suddenly experienced a soul-moving shock.   Read more...

Oh God, Another Prayer Fight - David Shiflett

A student senate tries to imitate the one in Washington. The ACLU is outraged.  Read more...

On 'The discovery of abstruse truths' - Father James V. Schall, S.J.

In The Rambler for Tuesday, July 2, 1751, Samuel Johnson remarked: "Very few have abilities requisite for the discovery of abstruse truth; and of those few some want leisure and others resolution."  Read more...

On a College Education - Father James V. Schall, S.J.

With myriads of students beginning or headed back to the thousands of colleges and universities throughout the world, some free advice seems in order.   Read more...

On Answering Questions - Father James V. Schall, S.J.

We never know what curiosities former students will come up with.   Read more...

On Cultivating the Mind that is Catholic - Brian Jones

Cultivating a genuine intellectual life is fully in accord with the kind of being that we are.†  Read more...

On not being vulgarized - Father George W. Rutler

The seasonal allergy of commencement addresses with their platitudes and grandiosities is now ending, and most of them will be wiped from memory by the healing unction of time.   Read more...

On Private School Vouchers, Ignorance Reigns - NATIONAL CATHOLIC REGISTER

The constitutional barrier, if not already fallen, is now so full of holes - transportation aid, textbook aid, tax credits, etc.- that it no longer has the meaning absolutist church-state separationists wish for it.  Read more...

On Self-Discipline - James V. Schall, S.J.

Self-discipline can become a form of pride in which we attribute to ourselves complete mastery over ourselves with no willingness to guide ourselves to ends that are to be served or people to be loved.  Read more...

On Teaching - James V. Schall, S.J.

Each year a professor stands in some awe as he watches yet another class walk out the doors and into their world.  Read more...

On Teaching and Being Eminently Teachable - James V. Schall, S.J.

To provoke the student, the potential philosopher, he must first be teachable, eminently teachable.  Read more...

On Teaching the Important Things - James V. Schall, S.J.

If one of our main purposes in life is to become wise, to understand the things that really matter, then we must seek where these important things are taught.  Read more...

On the Education of Young Men and Women - James V. Schall, S.J.

Jacques Maritain wrote one book (Education at the Crossroads) and several essays (collected in The Education of Man) on education.  Read more...

On the Home Front - Mary Hasson and Kimberly Hahn

Tell a reporter that you home school so your daughter can achieve academic excellence and you will now win grudging acceptance. But tell him itís because you want her to know the Good, the True and the Beautiful, and to fall personally and passionately in love with Christ and His Church, and you will get the same old vacant stare. Thatís the real point of Catholic home schooling, and the cultural gurus are still missing it.  Read more...

On the Mystery of Teachers I Have Never Met - James V. Schall, S.J.

My father, I believe, danced well, a talent that quite pleased the family.  Read more...


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