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Commentary by Christopher Mirus

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Words of Wisdom: The Book

May. 31, 2012 - There is no questioning the importance of Thomas Aquinas for the Catholic intellectual tradition. Nor can one question the difficulty of reading him, in translation, nearly 750 years after his death. Indeed, to read any author separated from oneself by massive cultural and intellectual changes...

The Passing of John Paul II

Apr. 4, 2005 - In his fictionalized account of the death of Socrates, Plato makes the philosopher’s friend Crito ask him: “Socrates, what are your instructions to me and the others about your children or anything else? What can we do that would please you most?” “Nothing new, Crito,” Socrates responds, “but what...

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