Readings

What the Moderators are Reading:

The Holy Bible (RSV Second Catholic Edition):

  1. The Gospel According to Matthew
  2. The Gospel According to Mark

Encyclicals:

  1. Rerum  Novarum, Pope Leo XIII
  2. Quadragesimo Anno, Pope Pius XI
  3. Laborem Exercens, Pope John Paul II
  4. Centesimus Annus, Pope John Paul II

Books:

  1. Politics and Progress: The Emergence of American Political Science by Dennis J. Mahoney
  2. A Pope and a President by Paul Kengor
  3. At the Limits of Political Philosophy by Fr. James Schall
  4. Control Freaks: 7 Ways Liberals Plan to Ruin Your Life by Terence Jeffrey
  5. Politics by Aristotle (Translation and Glossary by Joe Sachs)
  6. The Republic and The Laws by Marcus Tullius Cicero ( Translation by Niall Rudd)

Essays:

  1. Morbid Democracy by Jose Ortega y Gasset
  2. Did the Constitution Kill the Common Good? by Thaddeus Kozinski
  3. When the Benedict Option is the Only Option by Dwight Longnecker

Websites:

  1. http://www.theimaginativeconservative.org
  2. http://www.thecatholicthing.org
  3. http://www.cnsnews.com

Seminar Readings:

  1. “Dreaming Up a New America” – Dupes: How America’s Adversaries Have Manipulated Progressives for a Century by Paul Kengor
  2. “Why Are Catholics Still Democrats?” – “The Democrats Abandon Catholics” by Cardinal Timothy Dolan
  3. “The End of the Liberal Democracy” – Reflections on the Revolution in France by Edmund Burke (Oxford World Classics)
  4. “The Republic and Its Laws” – How Conservatives & Liberals View The Federalist by George W. Carey

For Homeschooling Parents Grades 10-12:

  1. The Heritage Guide to the Constitution (Fully Revised Second Edition), Matthew Spalding, Executive Editor
  2. A Student’s Guide to Political Thought by Harvey C. Mansfield
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