Weekly Recap: See What We've Been Writing About!6:00:00 AMLindsay Russell
- Take a look at some of the ideals that the United States was founded upon in light of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter. Hawthorne’s writing points to the dangers of an extremist governing body, one that overlooks reality in favor of ideals.
- Discover Augustine’s struggles with beauty in his Confessions. Can beauty lead to God, or is it only a distraction?
- Examine the relationship between the individual person and the greater community. Is there a need for community? How can we foster true community? This article explores these questions and more.
- This article discusses the idea of men having individual, unrepeatable forms, as opposed to the idea of matter as the only individuating principle. If this is so, man may be comparable to the angels, since, according to the Thomistic tradition, each angel also has a unique form.