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This week on Jesuitical, Jeremy Tate, argues that not only are the classics worth studying for their own sake but that abandoning the Western canon will have disastrous effects for our (already toxic) public discourse.
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Jeremy Tate
Classical education provides students with exactly the analytical tools that they need—logic, philosophy, rhetoric, poetry, history—to both grasp and critique the great books, taking both their original context and their modern significance into account.
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Brenna Moore
At the heart of Sinéad O’Connor’s new memoir is her sense of transcendence and her longing for it, as well as the depth of her religious imagination since childhood.
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Eve Tushnet
Many of the short stories in Danielle Evans's new collection address the reality that so many of our current conflicts center on how to understand, heal from, punish, honor or make amends for past actions.
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Jenny Shank
In 'The Five Wounds,' Kirstin Valdez Quade depicts a family in which each member embodies human weaknesses yet remains worthy of love. Each finds they are stronger together than any of them is alone.
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Clayton Trutor
A diverse cadre of authors and publishers have produced notable books about sports and Catholicism over the last 10 years. Here are some of the best.