John Senior’s list of 1,000 Good Books

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Dec 292017
 

One Thousand Good Books that Should Be the Foundation of Christian Cultural Renewal.

College is the place for GREAT Books, K-12 (& adulthood) is the place for GOOD Books.

Students who don’t study, first, the book of nature, and the good books, no matter how smart, will revert to a Cliff Notes interpretation of the arts & letters of Western Civilization.

Dr. James Taylor on the topic of using the Good Books and the Great Books as part of teaching literature (Circe Institute, 2003, 56 minutes)

Propaedeutics or propedeutics is an historical term for an introductory course into a discipline, that is an art, or science.
Trivium - grammar, logic, and rhetoric. Quadrivium - arithmetic, geometry, music, and astronomy.

The favorite song of these boys who’d been roughing it…by the end of camp…was a very melancholy Irish song….
(Margaret Berry, The Flower of Sweet Strabane – If I was king of Erin’s isle…)

John Senior’s 1,000 Good Books Enumerated

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Additional Videos:
Catholic Homeschool Radio Program 9: John Senior’s Great Books Program
John Senior, Going Against the Grain, Diocese of Wichita

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Fr. James Schall’s Books Worth Reading

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Jan 052018
 

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