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The pope and the universities - George Weigel

Pope Benedict XVI had barely left the Catholic University of America on April 17 when the Catholic higher education establishment's spin machine shifted into high gear.  Read more...

The Privilege and Eminence of Teaching - Doug McManaman

Because teaching is holy, the identity of the teacher can best be understood in the context of the threefold division of Christ's identity, namely that of priest, prophet and king; for the revelation of this threefold identity is the revelation of our identity, that is, the revelation of the fundamental truth about humanity.  Read more...

The Purpose of Catholic Education and the Role of the State - Christiaan Alting von Geusau & Philip Booth

Catholic educational institutions should have three goals in order to be able to fulfil their primary mission to allow students to "encounter the living God who in Jesus Christ reveals his transforming love and truth" (Pope Benedict XVI).  Read more...

The Religious Aim of Education - G.K. Chesterton

It is only by a definite and even deliberate narrowing of the mind that we can keep religion out of education.  Read more...

The Renaissance of Faith and Reason - ROBERT P. GEORGE

In the year that has passed since Pope John Paul II released his encyclical Fides et Ratio (Faith and Reason), theologians, philosophers, scientists, and other scholars have pondered its meaning and significance.  Read more...

The Rise of Faux Diversity - Bruce Thornton

The falsity of the ideological construct of "diversity" is best understood by contrasting it to genuine diversity.   Read more...

The Roots of the Education Wars - E. D. Hirsch Jr.

My subject is going to be a very general one — the intellectual roots of the education wars. I am going to present one intellectual historian's take on those origins, and proffer an explanation of the remarkable durability of Romantic educational ideas even in the face of practical failures.  Read more...

The Scream! - Diane Ravitch

There is no social science evidence that children need to be frightened by the books they read.  Read more...

The Secret to Looking Beautiful - Douglas McManaman

The purpose of human life is not "feeling good", but being good, and as a leading philosopher recently wrote, "the beautiful is the way the good manifests itself to the rational creature." A person of good moral character will be experienced by others as a beautiful person, as a very attractive person. We become beautiful by choosing the good (kalon).   Read more...

The Study of Western Culture - CHRISTOPHER DAWSON

One of the chief defects of modern education has been its failure to find an adequate method for the study of our own civilization.  Read more...

The Task of Evangelization in Secular America - MOST REV. CHARLES CHAPUT

Catholic education cannot be done by the disaffected or lukewarm.  Read more...

The Teachers' Unions - CHARLENE HAAR

From the school house to the White House, the teachers' unions are the most formidable foes of meaningful education reforms...  Read more...

The Traditional High School - Jeffrey Mirel

For more than a century, American educators and education policymakers have chosen sides in a great debate about the nature and function of American high schools.  Read more...

The Truth about Education - G.K. Chesterton

The fashionable fallacy is that by education we can give people something that we have not got.  Read more...

The Truth and Meaning of Human Sexuality - Pontifical Council for the Family

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The Twilight of Atheism: The Global Triumph of Christianity - Dinesh D'Souza

God has come back to life. The world is witnessing a huge explosion of religious conversion and growth, and Christianity is growing faster than any other religion. Nietzsche’s proclamation “God is dead” is now proven false. Nietzsche is dead.  Read more...

The tyranny of therapism - Christina Hoff Sommers & Sally Satel

Today — with a book for every ailment, a counselor for every crisis, a lawsuit for every grievance, and a TV show for every conceivable problem — we are at risk of degrading our native ability to cope with life's challenges.  Read more...

The Untouchables - Antoni Cimolino

Why it's blasphemous to alter Shakespeare's words for a modern audience.  Read more...

The Useless University - Matthew J. Milliner

The ancient tradition of pursuing knowledge for its own sake is slowly, quietly making a comeback.  Read more...

The Value of a Catholic Liberal Arts Education - Dominic Aquila

Rather than seeing Catholic education as merely the addition of a religion course to the usual academic subjects," we want our students to make Christian sense out of what they learn in their natural science, math,"and history courses, in their study of art, music, and literature.  Read more...

The View from Rome - Robert Royal

As you follow the Conclave, wherever you find yourself, consider whether Macaulay or an American undergraduate is a better guide to the papacy.  Read more...

The Virtue of Docility - Donald DeMarco

The words doctor, doctrine, and docility are etymologically connected. Their distinct meanings all converge upon the same reality. This point is illustrated, for example, when we say that a doctor teaches a doctrine to students who are docile.  Read more...

The Virtue of Fortitude - Doug McManaman

The typical hedonist today does not aspire to anything larger and higher, but settles for "feeling good". Such a life does not require fortitude.  Read more...

The Virtue of Justice - Doug McManaman

Justice is the virtue that perfects the will. It is defined as the constant and perpetual will to render each person his due.  Read more...

The Virtue of Prudence - Douglas McManaman

The mould and mother of all the virtues is prudence.  Read more...


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