Chris welcomes back Dr. Chris Burgwald.  First, they discuss Pope Francis’s recent invitation to the bishops of the world to join him in consecrating Ukraine and Russia to the Immaculate Heart of Mary.  They then discuss a book they’re reading together, After Virtue, by philosopher Alasdair MacIntyre.  They specifically dive into the themes of Chapter 12, titled “Aritsotle’s Account of the Virtues,” using a reading guide authored by Christopher Lutz.  They discuss the connections between virtue, law, and community; the virtue of prudence; and Aristotle’s view of “friendship” as a foundational virtue for a polis or civil community, prior even to the virtue of justice!

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