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Augustine Censures the Pagans

On this Great Books Monday, we launch into the reading of the most influential epic (I do not say the greatest) in the history of the West. With Virgil added to the readings from the most important post-apostolic theologian in … Continue reading

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Cannibalize This, Montaigne

I trust everyone had a merry Christmas and is ready to plunge back into the reading of the Great Books today! Here are the readings for the upcoming week: Moby Dick by Herman Melville, Ch. 93-101  (GBWW Vol. 48, pp. … Continue reading

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Drinking the Hemlock

It’s Great Books Monday here at the Western Tradition, and the top hits of Western Civilization just keep on coming. If you have done all the readings since we began in January, you have logged over 1,000 pages by this … Continue reading

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