Tempmen

The Four Temperaments

Posted by David Harper on March 16 at 1:00 AM

A temperament is the pattern of inclinations that proceed from the physiological constitution of the individual. It is a dynamic factor that takes into account the way that the individual will react to stimuli of various kinds.

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Aquinas

Excellent Resources for Studying Thomism

Posted by David Harper on March 16 at 12:45 AM

There are many excellent resources available for studying the perennial wisdom of St. Thomas and the Scholastics, these are my favourites:

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Aquinas

Educating the Mind for Eternity

Posted by David Harper on March 15 at 4:35 PM

"In those places where young men have devoted themselves to the patronage and doctrine of St. Thomas, true wisdom will flourish, drawn as it is from solid principles and explained by reason in an orderly fashion." - Pope Leo XIII

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Aquinas

Why Study Thomas Aquinas?

Posted by David Harper on March 15 at 4:32 PM

Simon Oliver explains why the study of St. Thomas Aquinas is supremely important for us in our times.

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Inhocsignovinces

Tom Monaghan's Testimonial

Posted by David Harper on March 15 at 4:30 PM

This is a short interview with a man I admire very much. Tom Monaghan was the owner of Domino Pizza.

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Inhocsignovinces

Andreas Widmer at the University of Steubenville

Posted by David Harper on March 15 at 4:26 PM

This is an address by Andreas Widmer to the students of the Franciscan University of Steubenville. Andreas is a former Swiss Guard to Pope John Paul II.

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Aquinas

Sixteen Precepts for Advancing Knowledge

Posted by David Harper on March 15 at 4:20 PM

My Very Dear Brother, since you have asked me how you ought to study in order to amass the treasures of knowledge, listen to the advice which I am going to give you.

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Inhocsignovinces

A Catholic's Obligations to Seek Success

Posted by David Harper on March 15 at 4:16 PM

This is a wonderful talk given by Fr McFarland to the Saint Joseph Businessmen's Association, advising all Catholics to strive for success in their vocation.

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Inhocsignovinces

Winning is a Habit

Posted by David Harper on March 15 at 4:12 PM

Short motivational clip, taken from ESPN Promo footage with Vince Lombardi, a famous American football coach.

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Aquinas

The 24 Thomistic Theses

Posted by David Harper on March 15 at 4:08 PM

The classic 24 Thomistic Theses. A philosopher who intellectually accepts all of these theses is named a Thomist; and this meaning of the term Thomist is about the only definite meaning that can be assigned to it. The theses are given here for convenient reference.

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