"A [preacher] who does not love art, poetry, music and nature can be dangerous. Blindness and deafness toward the beautiful are not incidental; they are necessarily reflected in his theology." — BXVI
Fr. Philip,What really helped French come alive for me was the study of the origins of early French as a morph from vulgar Latin. The "whys" of some of the more bizarre elements of French orthography become a little more clear, and the contemporary battles over the rigid maintenance of "pure French" vs. its natural, linguistic evolution become more apparent.I know you're a busy guy, but you might find it an interesting compliment to your study. Cheers!
Alan, my friend, re-read my post:French is done! French is done!:-)
LOL but I thought Dominicans were gluttons for cerebral punishment!
Don't you mean OuiHooOuiHooOuiHoo!!!!!
Good one, Kathleen :) !
Alan, punishment, yes; torture, no.