The Virtues We Need Again: 21 Life Lessons from the Great Books of the West

The Virtues We Need Again: 21 Life Lessons from the Great Books of the West

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The Virtues We Need Again: 21 Life Lessons from the Great Books of the West by Mitchell Kalpakgian

Perceptive and charming, this consideration provides insightful new meanings gleaned from classic works of literature. From immortal characters such as Don Quixote and Huckleberry Finn to revered writers who include Robert Frost and William Shakespeare, ethical qualities are lauded for their contemporary relevance and importance in today’s world. With eloquent prose, the virtuous aspects of popular, fictitious characters are discovered—creating an excitement for wholesome traits and a joy of literature. Readers of faith will especially delight in the spiritual affirmations resonating within beloved masterworks from history’s great minds.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780824526559
Publisher: Crossroad Publishing Company
Publication date: 12/16/2012
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 1,298,500
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 12 - 18 Years

About the Author

Mitchell Kalpakgian is a writer, a tutor, and a professor of humanities. He is the author of An American Family Reunion, The Lost Arts of Modern Civilization, and Mysteries of Life in Children’s Literature. He is a contributor for Catholic Faith, Culture Wars magazine, Homiletic and Pastoral Review, and the New Oxford Review. He lives in Warner, New Hampshire.

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