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Michael Schrauzer
The Oath of the Horatii (1784) by Jacques-Louis David (1748-1825), Louvre, Paris In the waning years of the 18th century, two morally flawed...
In his article, "True Education Liberates" (January 2008), Dr. Lasseter’s explanation of the quadrivium was murky. For example, Dr. Lasseter...
Michael Schrauzer
Still Life with Gilt Cup by Willem Claesz. Heda, 1635. Located in the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. Still lifes elicit a range of responses from...
Catherine Brown Tkacz
Susanna could quote King David in her legal defense. St. Macrina taught two Church Fathers—her brothers. St. Catherine of Siena counseled popes...
Michael Schrauzer
The sacrifice of Isaac made for the Baptistery door competition by Lorenzo Ghiberti. Located in the Museo Nazationale del Bargello, Florence,...
Russell Shaw
Götterdämmerung, a word suggested by a Scandinavian myth, means "twilight of the gods." With religious belief and birth rates at an all-time...
Michael Schrauzer
The Annunciation (1455) by Rogier van der Weyden, located in the Alte Pinakothek, Munich, Germany.Annunciation (predella panel from The...
Cherie Peacock
A few years back I worked in campus ministry at a "Catholic" university and led a dozen or so student retreats which included some time for...
Rollin A. Lasseter
"Oh, you’re a liberal-arts major. What are you going to do, teach?" Liberal-arts degree holders are familiar with contemporary assumptions...
Michael Schrauzer
Medusa (1597) by Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, located in the Uffizi, Florence, Italy. It must take a special kind of artistic audacity...