Pertinacious Papist

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About me

Gender MALE
Industry Education
Occupation Professor of Philosophy
Location Metro Detroit, Michigan, United States
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Interests The salvation of our souls, Blessed John Henry Cardinal Newman, Catholic Tradition, C.S. Lewis, Waugh, Belloc, Chesterton, Shakespeare, Japanese and Indian and Italian cuisine, MacCallan single malts, Guinness, the cause for the canonization of Tomas de Torquemada, and an exhilarating and bracing Catholic orthodoxy.
Favorite Movies The Lord of the Rings, Brideshead Revisited, As Good As It Gets, Mission, Tombstone, The-Good-the-Bad-and-the-Ugly, The Sound of Music, Il Postino, Cinema Paradiso, Tango, The Seven Samurai, Ran, American Splendor, Anchors Aweigh, Chariots of Fire.
Favorite Music Bach's St. Matthew's Passion, Gregorian Chant, Renaissance Polyphony, Mozart's "Ave Verum Corpus", Allegri's "Miserere", Vivaldi's "Nulla in Mundo Pax Sincera", Schubert's "Deutche Messe", Palestrina, Chopin, Puccini, Verdi, Beethoven, Brahms, Handel, Rachmaninoff, The Beatles, Bob Marley, The Gipsy Kings
Favorite Books THE BIBLE, Augustine's CONFESSIONS, Aquinas' SUMMAE, Cardinal Newman's ESSAY, Abraham Kuyper's LECTURES ON CALVINISM, J. Gresham Machen's CHRISTIANITY AND LIBERALISM, Thomas Merton's SEVEN STORY MOUNTAIN, Etienne Gilson's works, Herman Dooyeweerd's NEW CRITIQUE OF THEORETICAL THOUGHT, Max Scheler's RESSENTIMENT, Thomas Howard's CHANCE OR THE DANCE?, Peter Kreeft's works, Louis Bouyer's SPIRIT AND FORMS OF PROTESTANTISM, Klaus Gamber's REFORM OF THE ROMAN LITURGY, Evelyn Waugh's BRIDESHEAD REVISITED, Walker Percy's LOVE IN THE RUINS.

All of the phone numbers have fallen out of your address book. Whose number do you look for first and why?

God's hotline number, 1-800-GET-WISE, to ask Him what I did to deserve such a blessing.