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Vigen Guroian

Vigen Guroian
Vigen Guroian is Professor of Religious Studies in Orthodox Christianity at the University of Virginia. He is the author of several books, including Tending the Heart of Virtue: How Classic Stories Awaken a Child's Moral Imagination, Rallying The Really Human Things: Moral Imagination In Politics, Literature, and Everyday Life, and Ethics after Christendom: Toward an Ecclesial Christian Ethic.

Aldous Huxley cautions modern folk, who think or assume that they can continuously redefine or reconstruct primary forms of human relationship without risk, that their actions may lead to unintended, unanticipated, and unwanted consequences... Editor's Note: The following is excerpted from Rallying the Really Human Things by...
Russell Kirk

Russell Kirk was aware that others had also claimed the mantle of humanism, but in the name of secularism. The revival of Christian humanism in our time is spurred by the need to respond to the rise of this popular secular humanism and its half-truths...
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The beauty of fairy tales is their ability to attractively depict character and virtue. Goodness glimmers while wickedness and deception are unmasked... Today’s offering in our Timeless Essay series affords readers the opportunity to join Vigen Guroian as he explores the benefits fairy tales afford children. —W. Winston Elliott III, Publisher
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Flannery O’Connor made it her task to show her readers that the world is surrounded by mystery and that the physical creation is itself an icon and a window into that mystery... “What...
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The notion that fairy tales and fantasy stories stimulate and instruct the moral imagination of the young is, of course, not new. The Victorians certainly held to that notion when they brought the fairy tale...
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G.K. Chesterton We need a rally of the really human things; will which is morals, memory which is tradition, culture which is the mental thrift of our fathers. That was the judgment...