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“I must watch over you”: The virtue of familial responsibility

“I must watch over you”: The virtue of familial responsibility

December 29, 2012

Carrie Frederick Frost Family is on everyone's mind during Christmastide, whether it be the Holy Family of the Christmas story or our own families. But rarely is this topic approached theologically or as a virtue. Read Carrie Frederick Frost's reflection on the under-appreciated virtue of familial responsibility and its great exemplar in the novel Kristin Lavransdatter.
A Dove Descending: Part II of III

A Dove Descending: Part II of III

December 21, 2012

Roger Scruton When we last saw Zoë, she had run away from home one morning, leaving her mother in tears. Now that her long-planned tirade against the family's Cypriot traditionalism is behind her, however, Zoë seems to have no clear idea of what she will do or where she will go when she leaves work later the same day. Or, rather, she has too many ideas...
Why should businessmen read great literature?

Why should businessmen read great literature?

December 2, 2012

Vigen Guroian
In every society, power must be humanized and used morally in order that free and civilized life might prosper. And in a commercial society, businessmen and businesswomen wield especially great power and are frequently called into roles of civic and political leadership. So, why should they read great literature?