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The Catholic Culture Podcast

A weekly podcast hosted by musician and writer Thomas V. Mirus, exploring everything Catholic, with a special focus on arts and culture. Dedicated to the Holy Family. An extension of

Jan 22, 2019

Fr. Basil Cole returns to discuss what he has been teaching the student brothers at the Dominican House of Studies in Washington, D.C., in a course on the arts, contemplation and virtue.


Episode 11: Music and Morals—Fr. Basil Cole, O.P.

Fr. Basil’s dissertation, The Moral and Psychological Effects of Music: A Theological Appraisal

Fr. Basil’s articles at Catholic Culture

Readings mentioned:

Jacques Maritain, Art and Scholasticism

Josef Pieper, Only the Lover Sings

Pope St. John Paul II, Letter to Artists

Pope Benedict XVI, Address to Artists

Pope St. Paul VI, Address to Artists

Francis J. Kovach, Philosophy of Beauty