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Michael Jordan
Michael M. Jordan recently collected and edited Marion Montgomery’s Southern essays in the volume On Matters Southern: Essays About Literature and Culture, 1964-2000. Dr. Jordan is Professor of English and Chairman of the English Department at Hillsdale College.
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The ends of higher education are the acquisition of wisdom and virtue and the serious pursuit of knowledge and truth. Reading the Great Books helps us to get to these ends. Informed by the wisdom, the beauty, the goodness, and the truth we encounter in Great Books, we can...

Today’s offering in our Timeless Essay series affords our readers the opportunity to explore the nature of education and its relation to the permanent things, lest we become a class of barbarians. —W. Winston Elliott III, Publisher
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Education and the Permanent Things If we are going to transmit the permanent things, we will have to put back into education the moral and metaphysical vision that...
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Godly Seed: American Evangelicals Confront Birth Control, 1873-1973 In philosophy, religion, politics, and other arenas of communal life, we are confronted with choices between radical contraries. We can choose between Aristotle and...
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Marion Montgomery The Prophetic Poet and the Spirit of the Age by Marion Montgomery (in three volumes): Why Flannery O'Connor Stayed Home (1981), Why Poe Drank Liquor (1983), Why Hawthorne Was Melancholy...
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Generally speaking, there are two major philosophies of education: an older model which addresses moral and spiritual concerns of the mind and heart of man, and a newer one which trains us to manipulate and control the material world...
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Richard Weaver In his autobiography, The Education of Henry Adams (1907), Adams tells us that he was born into one world in the nineteenth century and lived on into another. Born in Quincy,...
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Flannery O’Connor and the Christ-Haunted South by Ralph C. Wood. The Incarnational Art of Flannery O’Connor by Christina Bieber Lake. Flannery O’Connor continues to interest many readers and critics. A slow and painstaking writer who died...
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In his autobiography, The Education of Henry Adams, Adams tells us that he was born into one world in the nineteenth century and lived on into another. Born in Quincy, Massachusetts in 1838, he lived...