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A good sign: the Vatican continues to attack Catholic and Christian countries that oppose internationalism and secular "universally acceptable" religion devoid of faith. Their condescension has matured to become outright contempt and hatred.https://t.co/4YA9ZYKSRB— Christopher Manion (@realchrismanion) June 24, 2020
"At a deeper level, [Luke Sheahan’s book] is part of a crucial attempt to recover the way of thinking essential to ordered liberty. That way of thinking is rooted in recognition of the social nature of the human person." - Bruce Frohnen for @ubookman https://t.co/SkzaBdKl16 pic.twitter.com/MZRz4D09dh— Russell Kirk Center (@KirkCenter) June 25, 2020
"[The basic components of the top 4 tech companies—Apple, Amazon, Google, and Facebook—were invented and financed by public institutions and funds; thus undermining our too-neat definitions of capitalism as a public-private binary." - @MorrisMedici https://t.co/bYUc8PnHOd pic.twitter.com/5voWsTy0cC— Russell Kirk Center (@KirkCenter) June 24, 2020
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Sunday, June 21, 2020
Conservatives interested in education reform ought to study the Italian Renaissance, which saw independent schools dedicated to the study of humane letters spring up independent of the calcified institutions of the medieval university, which only feinted at liberal education 1/8— John Peterson (@thejohnpeterson) June 21, 2020
Reminds me of Hankins' book.
...classical schools. Do not narrow your focus or specialize but study the human things--including Greek and Latin-- and pass them on. When this republic crumbles, which could happen anytime, there will be many centers of power, and many opportunities for the truly educated 5/8— John Peterson (@thejohnpeterson) June 21, 2020
And then there is the nod to modern egalitarian sensibilities.
But more likely the collapse of American imperium will magnify, not diminish, the opportunity for men and women of true learning to be more fully human in the classical sense, to participate in the life of the city, to rule and be ruled in turn. A mere six centuries separates 7/8— John Peterson (@thejohnpeterson) June 21, 2020
Today, 100 years ago, the Bruderhof community movement was born.— Another Life Is Possible (@100YearsBook) June 21, 2020
What is it all about? Find out more at https://t.co/y9Y22pN4A8#AnotherLifeIsPossible #intentionalcommunity #bruderhof pic.twitter.com/O4R7TB8Mt6
When Jesus first said “Abba,” he meant Joseph.— Word on Fire (@WordOnFire) June 21, 2020
As with all fathers, the vocation of Joseph was to provide for Jesus as seamless a transition from father to Father as possible.
This Father's Day, reflect upon the spiritually-inspiring role of fatherhood: https://t.co/jI18wMz7Ws
Another piece on the new development of the Latin devotion to St. Joseph:
St. Joseph and Father’s Day: An interview with Fr. Donald Calloway
“The world needs holy men today, especially fathers–both biological fathers and spiritual fathers, priests and bishops.”
An Anxious Age: The Post-Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of America by Joseph Bottum