Posts Tagged Education

Truth — Superiority and Receptivity

Truth -- Superiority and Receptivity

Pope John Paul II says that a university, any university, should be characterized by the “joy of searching for, discovering and communicating truth in every field of knowledge.”

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Education and persons

“Education is a creative activity with persons as its only possible object — only a person can be educated, an animal can only be trained — and also

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John Paul II and education for the new millennium

John Paul II and education for the new millennium

GK – minstrel of faith I have always loved the passage from Book Eight of Aristotle’s Politics on education  –  the statesman must assemble the people to hear

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Dogma and the Enlargement of Mind: A Contradiction?

Thursday evening I will give a talk at Assumption College, Worcester, Ma. entitled “Dogma and the Enlargement of Mind: A Contradiction?”  I will speak about Newman’s life long

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Chemists as Cooks: Newman on limits of proof

Chemists as Cooks: Newman on limits of proof

If we commence with scientific knowledge and argumentative proof, or lay any great stress upon it as the basis of personal Christianity, or attempt to make man moral

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Benedict XVI on education and evangelization

Benedict XVI on education and evangelization

St Mary’s University College Pope Benedict XVI, selections from his talks in England  on education and evangelization As you know, the task of a teacher is not simply

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Caldecott, 4: A Voice of Gold

Caldecott, 4: A Voice of Gold

Today I received in the mail one of the last books written by my teacher Ralph McInerny, Dante and the Blessed Virgin (Notre Dame, 2010). And it so

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Stratford Caldecott – Recovering Springs of Catholic Education

Stratford Caldecott - Recovering Springs of Catholic Education

Stratford Caldecott, author of Beauty for Truth’s Sake, spoke on campus this evening for the annual Earth Day Talk. His visit was sponsored by the John Paul II

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