Jacob Terneus

About Jacob Terneus

Jacob Terneus, a graduate of Wyoming Catholic College as well as the Institutum Studiis Latinis Provehendis at the University of Kentucky, is pursuing a Ph.D. in ancient and medieval philosophy at Marquette University.

Motion, Moments, & Sculptural Art: The Imagination and Time

By |2020-03-28T18:25:26-05:00March 28th, 2020|Categories: Christianity, Imagination, Philosophy, Religion, Theology, Time|

The imagination allows the human experience to be of both motion and stability, both becoming and being—but could it be that contained in our experience of time is an experience of divine nature? In his Consolation of Philosophy, Boethius writes that “the infinite motion of temporal things tries to imitate the ever present immobility [...]

Chasing Lions: Don Quixote in Pursuit of the Beautiful

By |2019-06-11T14:21:58-05:00June 9th, 2019|Categories: Beauty, Culture, Great Books, Imagination, Love, Timeless Essays, Truth|

When man pursues beauty, he takes it into himself and becomes beautiful through it; a perpetual beauty-seeker, such as Don Quixote, is, therefore, a beautiful man. Today’s offering in our Timeless Essay series affords our readers the opportunity to join Jacob Terneus, as he reflects upon the character of Don Quixote. —W. Winston Elliott [...]

Chasing Lions: Don Quixote in Pursuit of the Beautiful

By |2018-02-22T00:28:45-06:00November 29th, 2017|Categories: Beauty, Culture, Featured, Great Books, History, Literature, Love, Truth|

When man pursues beauty, he takes it into himself and becomes beautiful through it; a perpetual beauty-seeker, such as Don Quixote, is, therefore, a beautiful man… He conceived the strangest notion that ever took shape in a madman’s head, considering it desirable and necessary, both for the increase of his honor and the common [...]