Archive for May 25th, 2008

Jerry Pournelle’s old Western Civ professor used to do radio talks for something called the “University of the Air”. (Probably a university extension course like they have on television today.) It’s in the annoying RealAudio format, but of course there are ways to deal with that. This series deals with European cultural history from 1660 to 1870 (the Franco-Prussian War). It’s full of all kinds of everything, from Pascal to Marxism to Muscular Christianity. Check it out!

New on Librivox:

The Life of Alfred the Great, by Bishop Asser.


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A Dialogue of Comfort against Tribulation continues, with more on the uselessness of worldly goods and positions to do you any lasting good. (Sorry I forgot to post this installment last week.)

Chs. 11-12.


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A Dialogue of Comfort against Tribulation continues. Anthony and Vincent act out a dialogue within a dialogue. 🙂

Book 3, Chapters 13-14.


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An Essay on the Development of Christian Doctrine continues, with thoughts upon sacramental grace and the development of Christian practices.

Chapter 8B: The Assimilative Power of Sacramental Grace.


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