Catholic Culture Dedication
Catholic Culture Dedication

Episode 26: The Arts, Contemplation and Virtue—Basil Cole, O.P.

By Catholic Culture Podcast ( bio - articles - email ) | Jan 22, 2019 | In The Catholic Culture Podcast

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Fr. Basil Cole returns to discuss what he has been teaching the student brothers at the Dominican House of Studies in Washington, D.C., in a course on the arts, contemplation and virtue.


Episode 11: Music and Morals—Fr. Basil Cole, O.P.

Fr. Basil’s dissertation, The Moral and Psychological Effects of Music: A Theological Appraisal

Fr. Basil’s articles at Catholic Culture

Readings referenced:

Jacques Maritain, Art and Scholasticism

Josef Pieper, Only the Lover Sings

Pope St. John Paul II, Letter to Artists

Pope Benedict XVI, Address to Artists

Pope St. Paul VI, Address to Artists

Francis J. Kovach, Philosophy of Beauty

Theme music: “Franciscan Eyes”, written and performed by Thomas Mirus. Download the Catholic Culture Podcast soundtrack.

Thomas V. Mirus is Director of Podcasts for, hosts The Catholic Culture Podcast, and co-hosts Criteria: The Catholic Film Podcast. See full bio.

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