The Intellectual Devotional

The Intellectual Devotional

Revive your Mind, Complete your Education, and Roam Confidently With the Cultured Class

Book - 2006
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This daily digest of intellectual challenge and learning will arouse curiosity, refresh knowledge, expand horizons, and keep the mind sharp. Millions of Americans keep bedside books of prayer and meditative reflection--collections of daily passages to stimulate spiritual thought and advancement. This is a secular version of the same--a collection of 365 short lessons that will inspire and invigorate the reader every day of the year. Each daily digest of wisdom is drawn from one of seven fields of knowledge: history, literature, philosophy, mathematics and science, religion, fine arts, and music. The goal is to refresh knowledge we've forgotten, make new discoveries, and exercise modes of thinking that are ordinarily neglected once our school days are behind us.--From publisher description.
Publisher: [Emmaus, Pa.] : Rodale ; [New York] : Distributed to the trade by Holtzbrinck Publishers, c2006.
ISBN: 9781594865138
Branch Call Number: 909 K46b
Characteristics: 377 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Additional Contributors: Oppenheim, Noah D.


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May 17, 2010

You’d think with two editors there would be fewer typos and layout mistakes. Some topics were not extremely well explained, leading me to believe the editors were not extremely well versed on some of the topics they were editing. And devoting 1/7th of the lessons to music was way too much for my Every Good Boy Deserves Fudge interest in musical education. But other than that, it was a great bathroom book.

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