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The Redemptive Suffering of Motherhood in Kristin Lavransdatter

Through the mystery of the Incarnation, the divide between the physical and spiritual is mended as the physical is elevated through its relation to the eternal. In order for Kristin to be saved then, she must learn to cling to the mystery of the Incarnation, mending the divide between her will and God’s. This is no easy task, for the Incarnation necessitates the Cross.

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Virtue and the Good Life

Most people for most of history understood that the purpose of educating a child was to produce a wise and virtuous adult. And just as an acorn is made to become an oak tree, so a child is made to become an adult, designed for family and friendship and community and hard work and, ultimately, heaven.

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How Wonder will Set You Free

The liberal arts, traditionally grammar, logic, rhetoric, arithmetic, astronomy, geometry, and music, are the intellectual skills that allow one to carefully observe, record, discuss, and respond to questions about what reality reveals to us. But how can we then say that these arts are freeing?

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Homo Ritualis: In Defense of Liturgical Diversity

The importance of ritual for man is part of what he is. Man is not only homo sapiens or homo politicus, but he is also homo ritualis. Rites are a part of every man’s life because being ritualistic is an intrinsic characteristic of man.

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Plato's Republic

PLATO’S REPUBLIC

The Republic is the most complete attempt by Plato to articulate and answer the question, “What is the best way of life for a human being?” It is

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