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*Image: Charlemagne, surrounded by his principal officers, receives Alcuin, who presents him with manuscripts, the work of his monks by Jean Victor Schnetz, 1830 [Musée du Louvre, Paris]

By Scott J. Bloch, The Catholic Thing, Nov. 19, 2022

Scott J. Bloch is an attorney who lives in Washington, DC where he formerly acted as United States Special Counsel. He is co-editor of The The Essential Belloc.  …


It’s time to get radical on campuses everywhere. I mean radical, as in a return to roots. There has been enough of the pulling up of roots in so-called higher education. We are enervated; many are disgusted, having given up on liberal arts education altogether. Unwittingly, are we also giving up on the best that Western Civilization has to offer?

What are the roots of liberal education at the university level? The monasteries and the teachings of monks at the University of Paris. As Cardinal Newman points out in The Idea of a University ….