Update on Great Books Reading Program

It’s over a month since I began the new commitment to a 5-year plan in reading the Great Books. I have since read all the works of Aeschylus and Sophocles, Augustine’s Confessions and On Christian Doctrine. Still looming are Augustine’s massive The City of God, the plays of Aristophanes and Euripedes (of which there are more than the other two playwrights … Continue reading “Update on Great Books Reading Program”

Review: A Student’s Guide to the Core Curriculum

Mark Henrie’s A Student’s Guide to the Core Curriculum is a book that complements Joseph Schall’s A Student’s Guide to Liberal Learning, which is unsurprising as they are both published by the Intercollegiate Studies Institute, an organization focused on promoting the study of “traditional” liberal arts curriculum (with a distinctly American and Christian bent). However, … Continue reading “Review: A Student’s Guide to the Core Curriculum”