When thinking of aides that can help in understanding some of the greater works of antiquity, Music of the Republic is something modern readers can take to with full confidence. Eva Brann engages with The Republic of Plato in a way that is engaging and refreshing. This is a collection of essays that would benefit […]Read More Recommended: Music of the Republic
Currently (and always) in the United States people are concerned about justice. Regardless of where you stand in any particular topic, the appeal to authority everyone points to is the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. This is beneficial because there is at least an objective document to that we agree to have some form […]Read More Regimes, Founding Fathers, and Citizenship
I believe hermeneutics is probably the most important subject someone should learn, even more so for those who believe the Bible is the word of God. This is because it’s the branch of knowledge that deals with interpretation- and it can be applied to writings in any age. So whether you are getting into classical […]Read More Where do I begin?
Here’s something to consider when coming to the classics: words have meaning to them. That may seem simple enough to understand that it should bear no repeating, but it is something that needs to be discussed. The idea that words communicate meaning is an assumption (as this writing would be meaningless otherwise), what should not […]Read More Abusing Words
When choosing a blog name I decided to relate it to an idea I wanted to convey. During the time I spent in a Christian and Classical Studies program I gained a higher appreciation for what I call ‘wisdom of man’. A wisdom which in fact helped me better understand portions of the Bible. I […]Read More Simple Sages