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Pencils: Back to School

Michael van Hecke

We need to create a counter-cultural environment in our homes and Catholic school classrooms.

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Lessons on Holiday

Ryan N.S. Topping

Learning occurs even when a child is not strapped into some state-approved desk under a fluorescent bulb.

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10 Poems Everyone Should Learn by Heart

Sean Fitzpatrick

The charm of the Faith—as well as Goodness, Truth, and Beauty—shine with poetry.

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Here Let the Dead Poetry Arise

Anthony Esolen

If our priests knew about poetry, music, and art, then maybe they would see how dreadful the accoutrements of Mass have really become.

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Catholic Academia Is Coming Around on Humanae Vitae

Stephen Beale

In the half-century that has elapsed since the release of Humanae Vitae, the initial firestorm of dissent that Pope Paul VI’s encyclical on birth control sparked among Catholic scholars has been superseded by a rising countermovement of defenders.

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Never a Hymn to Hear

Anthony Esolen

What would you call a culture in which there are no hymns?

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Teaching Romeo and Juliet in Catholic Schools

Joseph Pearce

Discard romantic distortions and teach the tragedy of the lovers’ self-obsessive and self-destructive passion.

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John Dewey and Progressivist Education

Daniel Hubin

Dewey relied on Rousseau and his belief in the natural goodness of man.

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