One is the Abbot, another the Prior. But fundamental to his view is a controversial claim: that Christian culture arose out of what was the only public Christian worship of God for 1500 years: the Holy Mass. I believe I was searching Catholic liberal arts education and naturally this man and his peers would have come up in the results. I heard about John Senior while perusing the web a couple of months ago as well as his two colleague professors at the University of Kansas. His writing style and prose reminded me a lot of a favorite writer of mine: Anthony Esolen.
James Conley of Lincoln, Nebraska. With two other professors, Dr. It makes the reader think and reflect on what he has seen during his own life, and recognize the fruits of certain actions the public has allowed either by vote and voice or by their silence. I'd not ever read anything I heard about John Senior while perusing the web a couple of months ago as well as his two colleague professors at the University of Kansas. In Restoration he more strongly pushes for a revival of Benedictine monasticism and Marian devotion. David Allen White is a professor of English at the United States Naval Academy. It investigates literature, culture, history, and religion in an attempt to show that education is increasingly about bureaucratic training and less about scholarly truth.
Book is in Used-Good condition. On his deathbed, the elder Senior angrily dismissed a priest who tried to comfort him with the assurance that nobody really knows what happens to us after we die. Frank Nelick, he chaired the Integrated Humanities Program at the University of Kansas. About this Item: Arlington House, 1978. A warning that cultural and artistic treasures of classical and Christian civilizations must be preserved, this provocative analysis diagnoses a cultural and societal malaise facing modern Western societies. In fact the only things worth preserving, from a cultural basis, is what we received from our faithful fathers and moderns seem committed to undermining those values. I learned that he and Dr Quinn and Dr Nelick started the Integrated Humanities Program and it was ultimately shut down because it converted so many souls to Catholicism.
Its aim is to alert citizens of Western civilization of what we stand to loose as education ceases to be about teaching the truth and more and more about merely bureaucratic training and ticket-punching. Book is in Used-Good condition. Redpath, PhD, full professor of philosophy, St. First published in 1978, this hard-hitting exposition discusses the root causes of how and why Christian culture is dying. Andrew Seniorhas worked as a diocesan director of religious education and as a professor of Latin, English, history, and philosophy.
The beast is loose among us, and he is welcome in our universities and homes. Senior was a longtime member of the Immaculata Chapel at St. Gotcher, PhD, full professor of philosophy, St. What a shame that it was closed. This is a life altering book, as is the followup which I also rate with five stars. First published in 1978, this hard-hitting exposition discusses the root causes of how and why Christian culture is dying. The book reads like a conversation with an older, wiser friend who dedicated his life to the pursuit of truth.
Pages and cover are clean and intact. John Senior writes very well of the problems in contemporary society. A sequel to The Death of Christian Culture, this spiritual treatise covers social, cultural, and political topics. Be warned: This is hard-core catholic writing that has the old take-no-prisoners tang to it. No one had the same success in defending and bringing others to the Catholic faith. While I have not read his first book The Death of Christian Culture I have read many with that theme, as well as watching the process firsthand.
An excellent commentary for the Christian perspective and where we began our steady decline from the Classical education that served us so well for centuries. Pages may include limited notes and highlighting. What the author accomplishes within these pages is the re-presentation of a perspective long forgotten. I knew it made no sense, my grandpa liked power figures, leaders, great men, even if violent like in Antiquity why would he pick on Jesus speaking of a sword somewhere in the Bible and being pushy? And in trying to raise children with a love for the best of Western culture, who also live their faith authentically, I have been looking for a book with some meat to it. David Allen White is a professor of English at the United States Naval Academy. But you see my grandpa had a fascination for esoteric books because he was wondering if that can be scientifically proven and how cool is that. David Allen White is a professor of English at the United States Naval Academy.
Its method is the in-depth but always provocative and engaging study of literature, culture, history, and religion. If I understood correctly the 60's movement was about other things, not love. Think about what he is saying and why, only then will you be able to appreciate this little book. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. It investigates literature, culture, history, and religion in an attempt to show that education is increasingly about bureaucratic training and less about scholarly truth. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!.
May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting. So if you have the funds, add this to your three-dimensional library. John Senior was a retired Professor of Classics and a well-known Catholic thinker. Senior will take his proper place in history as a true prophet. To buy this book at the lowest price,. In the middle of this dark night of secular society, Senior sees the Morning Star.