Ars Memoriae

July 28, 2013 John B. Buescher 0

In the 1960s, contrary to the inherited wisdom of mankind, educators in general and Catholic educators, too, decided that having students memorize things was a terrible notion. If I recall, the thinking was that memorizing […]

Can Beauty Save the World?

April 30, 2012 Dr. Eric Cunningham 0

• Beauty Will Save the World: Recovering the Human in an Ideological Age. By Gregory Wolfe (Wilmington: Intercollegiate Studies Institute, 2011). 278 pages. One Friday afternoon before Christmas break last year, a seminarian came by my office […]

If Sigmund Freud Met C.S. Lewis

April 24, 2012 Thomas S. Hibbs 0

Toward the end of the play Freud’s Last Session, a fictional conversation about the meaning of human life between Sigmund Freud and C.S. Lewis concludes, “How mad, to think we could untangle the world’s greatest […]

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Two videos of novelist MIchael O’Brien

January 10, 2012 CWR Staff 0

Michael O’Brien is a professional artist and iconographer and the author of several works of fiction and non-fiction, including his seven-volume series of novels published by Ignatius Press, notably the best-selling Father Elijah. His most […]

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The Significance of Lost

May 4, 2011 Sandra Miesel 0

Imagine a television drama series that charts the human journey from sin to redemption, climaxing in radiant joy. That vision became a reality in a show called Lost. Although Lost ended its six-year run in […]