Sponsored Event: Dante and a Human Education, with Anthony Esolen (Portsmouth Abbey School Only)

Event details

  • Thursday | October 5, 2017
  • 10:35 am
  • Portsmouth Abbey School, 285 Cory's Lane, Portsmouth, RI 02871
Acclaimed scholar, translator, professor, and social commentator Anthony Esolen speaks to Portsmouth Abbey School on how Dante’s Divine Comedy offers an education fit for human beings. Esolen has translated into English Dante’s Divine Comedy, Lucretius’ On the Nature of Things, and Torquato Tasso’s Jerusalem Delivered. This lecture is hosted by Portsmouth Abbey, and is open to students, faculty, and monks of Portsmouth Abbey & School.

Professor Anthony Esolen is a teaching fellow and writer in residence at Thomas More College of the Liberal Arts, in Merrimack, New Hampshire. Dr. Esolen is a regular contributor to Crisis Magazine and the author of many books, including The Politically Incorrect Guide to Western Civilization (Regnery Press, 2008); Ten Ways to Destroy the Imagination of Your Child (ISI Books, 2010) and Reflections on the Christian Life (Sophia Institute Press, 2013). His most recent books are Reclaiming Catholic Social Teaching (Sophia Institute Press, 2014); Defending Marriage (Tan Books, 2014); Life Under Compulsion(ISI Books, 2015); and Out of the Ashes (Regnery, 2017). Esolen has translated into English Dante’s Divine Comedy, Lucretius’ On the Nature of Things, and Torquato Tasso’s Jerusalem Delivered.