Friends, what are the liberal arts, and why are so many schools getting rid of them? A recent article in The New Yorker titled “The End of the English Major” revealed that during the past decade, the study of English and history at the collegiate level has fallen by a full third.
Do the liberal arts still matter? Why should people study them? That’s what I discuss with Brandon Vogt on today’s episode of “The Word on Fire Show.”
A listener asks, what is your response to the claim that more blood has been shed in history over the name of Jesus Christ than any other individual?
- “The End of the English Major” (The New Yorker) – Nathan Heller
- “Don’t Give Up on the Liberal Arts!” (Word on Fire) – Bishop Robert Barron
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