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

By Thomas V. Mirus (bio - articles - email) | Jan 22, 2019

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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

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Thomas V. Mirus is a pianist, composer, and occasional amateur comedian living in New York City. He produces and hosts The Catholic Culture Podcast. See full bio.

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