Dinner with Socrates, No. 1 ~ Cultural Collapse

Reading: Christopher Dawson, “Christianity as the Soul of the West” Overview: Culturally, we seem to be standing on a precipice.  One more step and the West will tumble down into moral oblivion.  Modernity has been rapidly stripping away its Christian foundation, attempting to create something that it perceives to be better.  …

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Book Review – The Great Tradition: Classic Readings on What It Means To Be an Educated Human Being

The Great Tradition: Classic Readings on What It Means To Be an Educated Human Being, edited by Richard M. Gamble, published in Wilmington, Delaware by ISI Books in 2009. The editor tells us, in the introduction to The Great Tradition, that “this collection . . . is intended to supply an …

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