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Fri, Sep 11 | Batts Hall (BAT)
Compact Seminar: Benedict and Other Options
What is culture? Rod Dreher's recent book The Benedict Option has led to some fresh and difficult conversations about how to live in the modern world. This 3-week seminar will discuss sections of Dreher's book and offer alternative questions about and visions of culture.
Time & Location
Sep 11, 12:00 PM - Nov 13, 1:00 PM
About The Event
Over the course of ten Friday lunches, we will read and discuss provocative essays on prudence by two leading thinkers. The first six Fridays will be spent on excerpts from Russell Kirk's Politics of Prudence. For the final four meetings, we will look at Josef Pieper's commentaries on prudence in his book, The Cardinal Virtues. No outside reading is required. The essays are short enough that we should be able to read them as a group and then launch into a good discussion about their implications. Bring your lunch and join us every Friday starting September 11th.
We will meet in the courtyard between Batts Hall and Mezes Hall
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