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Mythology and Western Civilization: 17 Lectures

https://www.libertyclassroom.com A glorious thanks to my great friend, Tom Woods, a man of intense and abiding virtue. I’ve just completed my second set of courses for his Liberty Classroom. The course is on Mythology and the Western Tradition…. Read More

John Barron and I discuss Russell Kirk: C-Span Book TV

Yesterday, I had the grand privilege of speaking with John Barron (Chicago Tribune) about Russell Kirk on live tv, C-Span’s Book TV. It was wonderful, and John, not surprisingly, was a brilliant gentleman.  In fact, everyone at the… Read More

Colin Hardie’s Obit of C.S. Lewis

The last sentence of your obituary may give the impression that C.S. Lewis was too busy writing to have much time for social relations, and that he had little gift for them.  To many this will seem much… Read More

Tucson Paper Reviews RUSSELL KIRK: AMERICAN CONSERVATIVE

Oh, nice Easter surprise. A Tucson paper reviews RUSSELL KIRK: AMERICAN CONSERVATIVE.   http://soaznewsx.com/daniel-davis-russell-kirk-american-conservative-book-review/

C.S. Lewis, “Christianity and Culture,” 1940

An excellent article.  But, of course! csl christianity and culture 1940

Christopher Dawson’s Dark Mirror

Another favorite Christian Humanist article–“The Dark Mirror” by Christopher Dawson. Note especially the “postscript” on intuition and imagination.  This is certainly Dawson’s most explicit examination of such. cd dark mirror

New York Times Review of RUSSELL KIRK: AMERICAN CONSERVATIVE

  YES!  Throw any superlative you want out there, I’m your man!!!  Thank you, NYT! http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/24/books/review/russell-kirk-american-conservative-by-bradley-j-birzer.html

Mark Pulliam Reviews RUSSELL KIRK: AMERICAN CONSERVATIVE

    A very kind and very detailed review of RUSSELL KIRK: AMERICAN CONSERVATIVE.  Thank you, Liberty Fund! http://www.libertylawsite.org/2016/01/15/the-fertility-god-of-conservatism/

World Student Interviews Christopher Dawson, 1959

From a periodical I’d never heard of before my academic work on Christopher Dawson.  Good interview, however. interview with Christopher Dawson 1959

Michael Novak Interviews Christopher Dawson, 1961

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Christopher Dawson, TRADITION AND INHERITANCE

One of Dawson’s little known and little-remembered pieces and one of his best.  TRADITION AND INHERITANCE was an attempt to write an autobiography from the standpoint of family rather than individual.  A beautiful idea, but it proved too… Read More

Third Interview with Christopher Dawson, 1961

third interview with CD 1961