Tag Archives: Cervantes

Darwin Is Done

This past week we wrapped up the last of our readings from Charles Darwin in the Great Books Project, completing Volume 49 of the Great Books of the Western World. This week we’ll see the last of Descartes. Here are … Continue reading

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Sheep Are No Match for Don Quixote

The Great Books Project marches on in 2014! Expect a summary of our 2013 and overall progress later in the week. Here are the readings for the coming week: Tom Jones by Henry Fielding, Book XV (GBWW Vol. 37, pp. … Continue reading

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“That he our deadly forfeit should release . . .”

This week in the Great Books Project we come within a whisker of our 5,000th page of Imaginative Literature and 3,500th page of Science and Mathematics. That seems like a pretty good way to ring in the new year! Here … Continue reading

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Tilting at Windmills

To observe Christmas this week in the Great Books Project, I’m sandwiching in something seasonally appropriate between the irreverence of Fielding and Cervantes. I think you’ll like it (unless, of course, you’re a philistine!). Here are the readings for the … Continue reading

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Interview: Why Christians Should Read the Great Books

A recent post here resulted in an invitation to appear on the Research on Religion podcast. Host Tony Gill was intrigued by my applying lessons from Plato to dining at Applebee’s in the 21st century. We recorded the interview last … Continue reading

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Don Quixote and Christian Adoption

No, I’m not trying to make a direct connection between the two, but I did want to share these links on the subjects. If you have never read Don Quixote, you should make plans to do so soon. It’s not … Continue reading

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