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Heroes of the City of Man: A Christian Guide to Select Ancient Literature

Peter Leithart

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Heroes of the City of Man: A Christian Guide to Select Ancient Literature

Peter Leithart

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  • Every high school kid must read the pagan classics—and Leithart shows why that goes double for Christians .

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    To be fully educated, it is necessary to read the great pagan classics of Homer and Virgil and the ancient Greek playwrights. However, many Christians are often disgusted by the barbarity and violence, put off by the emphasis on honor and man-centered glory, and simply baffled by the long and tedious descriptions of battle scenes and elaborate ceremonies. In this …

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  • Peter Leithart (PhD, Cambridge) is President of Theopolis Institute in Birmingham, Alabama and an Adjunct Senior Fellow at New Saint Andrews College in Moscow, Idaho. He is the author of numerous books on theology and literature, including The Baptized Body, Against Christianity, Brightest Heaven of Invention, and Ascent to Love . He has also authored articles in journals such as Pro Ecclesia, …

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