About Andrew Seeley

Dr. Seeley is Executive Director of the Institute for Catholic Liberal Education. He is also a tutor at Thomas Aquinas College, where his love has been teaching and learning with his fellow faculty and students from the greatest minds of Western Civilization.

Lord of the Rings and Christian Education: Developing the Human Person

By |2018-12-12T16:24:37-06:00May 18th, 2011|Categories: Andrew Seeley, Books, J.R.R. Tolkien|

For classical educators, developing the human person is the primary goal, and the cultural treasures of the past are the principal means to that goal. Making the thoughts, words, stories, and beauty of Christian civilization a living part of students gives them standards and ideals that direct their maturation into adults who help shape their [...]

Avatar: Encountering Non-Catholic Cultures

By |2018-12-12T16:24:37-06:00May 15th, 2011|Categories: Andrew Seeley, Culture, Film|

The box office records set by James Cameron’s movie, Avatar, tell me that I was not alone in finding the movie’s visual presentation breathtaking. The 3D screen immersed me in the beauty and variety and power of Cameron’s imagined nature and machine. Along with leading character, Jake Sully, I re-discovered the delight of walking and [...]

Liberal Education: The Institute for Catholic Liberal Education

By |2020-07-24T13:16:37-05:00May 9th, 2011|Categories: Andrew Seeley, Catholicism, Education, Liberal Arts, Liberal Learning|

“Every scribe who has been trained for the kingdom of heaven is like a master of a house, who brings out of his treasure what is new and what is old.”  Readers of The Imaginative Conservative must frequently be tempted to throw up their hands in despair over the state of education today. How can [...]

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