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The University Needs the Monastic Spirit More Than Ever - Kenneth J. Howell

In one of her last stories, "Why Do the Heathen Rage?" Flannery O'Connor told a story of miscomprehension between mother and son.  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...

The Virtue of Temperance - Doug McManaman

Temperance is the first virtue that perfects man’s ability to act well with one’s self from within one’s self.   Read more...

The “Unexamined” Life - Robert Royal

Some years ago, a Catholic Great Books school asked me to speak to the faculty. The lecture room had Socrates’ saying over the door: “The unexamined life is not worth living.”  Read more...

Their Cheatin' Hearts - Charlotte Allen

You call it copying; today's college students call it collaborating.  Read more...

Theoretically Speaking - John Dunlap

In academia, new manifestations of gnosticism, a very old heresy, are found in English departments everywhere.  Read more...

These Courses Are Condemned - Naomi Schaefer Riley

"Christian Morality in American Literature" is biased. "Feminine Perspectives in Literature" is not.  Read more...

They think they're people - Barbara Kay

When it comes to ‘animal ethics,’ Adam and Eve could teach today’s avant-garde scholars a thing or two.  Read more...

Threat of Flunking Motivates Students - The National Catholic Register

The Waco, Texas schools are featured by the national magazine in a report on "the broad national trend against social promotion, which reporter Ben Wildasky called "the long entrenched practice of advancing students to the next grade even if they haven't learned what they should have."  Read more...

Tom Dillon vs. the Relativists - Paul Kengor

Last week, as we at Grove City College held a conference on “Faith, Freedom, and Higher Education,” in which we underscored the struggle against rampant secular relativism in our universities, American higher education lost a true apostle of faith and freedom.   Read more...

Tom Wolfe's fix for education crisis: scrap the PCs - REUTERS NEWS SERVICE

Popular American author, Tom Wolfe, recently offered a solution to improve U.S. students' performance-scrap computers and restore order in the class room.  Read more...

Toward the Third Millennium - DANIEL MCINERNY

How to develop in our students the desire to undertake "great and difficult things" and to follow and imitate Christ is the subject of this stimulating article by Daniel McInerny.  Read more...

Truth, Lies, and the Abstinence Study: Right Again! - Mary Eberstadt

Just how significant is this research, the first peer-reviewed study suggesting that abstinence education might work after all? "Landmark," as the Washington Post put it.   Read more...

Tuition Delusion - John Dunlap

Between 1977 and today – during which the cost of living increased by a factor of 4 – the cost of a college education has increased by a factor of 11. Why?  Read more...

Twenty Questions and Answers About Selecting a Catholic College - The Cardinal Newman Society

"I now tell parents that they should send their children to one of the growing number of authentic and faithful Catholic colleges, those recommended in this book, which will provide a student with a true Catholic education." Father Benedict Groeschel, C.F.R.  Read more...

Twilight of Sociology - Wilfred M. McClay

Seymour Martin Lipset explored the social forces that limit individual freedom. Is an era of inquiry over?  Read more...

Two sides to the story - Father Raymond J. de Souza

This afternoon, Stephen Harper will rise in the House of Commons to deliver a formal apology on behalf of the government to native Canadians who attended residential schools.   Read more...

Universities Under Fire for Pro-Abortion Honorees - National Catholic Register

Catholic organizations have criticized two prominent Catholic universities, Boston College and Seton Hall, over honors the schools bestowed recently on abortion supporters. “It is incomprehensible how any Catholic with a shred of conviction or an ounce of loyalty could acquiesce in the selection of someone whose career is so antithetical to what the Catholic religion teaches about human life and human dignity,” said the Catholic Action League’s executive director, C.J. Doyle.  Read more...


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