Upcoming Events

Sep 25 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Finding the Good Life Through Great Books

 

The Trinity Forum, Montgomery Bell Academy, and St. Paul Christian Academy are delighted to invite you to an Evening Conversation with acclaimed literary scholar Dr. Karen Swallow Prior on the themes from her newly released book On Reading Well: Finding the Good Life Through Great Books.

 

In the midst of today's current confusion over what is moral and what makes for a meaningful and successful life, Prior claims that great literature clarifies and inspires a way forward. Reading well and reading great literature not only reveals the consequences of virtue and vice, but also increases readers' knowledge of and desire for the good life. During this Evening Conversation, Prior will explore why learning how to read great literature well has the power to cultivate