WALKER PERCY: His Life as a Catholic Writer and Apologist

In this course, we will examine Walker Percy’s legacy as a Catholic writer and apologist through the study of four works: The Moviegoer (1961), Love In the Ruins: The Adventures of a Bad Catholic at a Time Near the End of the World (1971), The Thanatos Syndrome (1987), and Lost In the Cosmos: The Last Self-Help Book (1983).

THIS COURSE HAS CONCLUDED. THE FOLLOWING LESSONS ARE PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS FROM THE SPRING OF 2023.

About Instructor

Steven Cortright

Steven A. Cortright is a Professor in the Philosophy Department and Integral Program at St. Mary’s College of California where he has been teaching since 1977. A graduate of St. Mary’s College himself and the University of Notre Dame, Professor Cortright is the founding president of the Albertus Magnus Institute.

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  • 8 Lessons
  • Course Certificate