Category:What's What in Greek and Latin Classics and in Biblical and Patristic Studies

From William A. Percy
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Just as too many babies are overcrowding our planet, and too many blogs, too many articles and too many books are overcrowding our minds. In almost all of them, what is new is not true, and what is true is not new, particularly as far as Classical Studies goes, but also in Religious Studies. In both cases, part of the reason is that the necessary ancient languages are no longer mastered by most, but only by increasingly small percentages of university graduates. Both fields have become sort of backwaters into which few brilliant scholars enter. Those who do, being increasingly women, racial and ethnic minorities, Marxists of various sorts, and certainly anti-elitists of every type, disapprove of both the ancient Greeks and Romans and the the Abrahamic religions.




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