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Talkin' to a Troubadour, with Professor William Fahey

Uncommon Sense

Release Date: 03/21/2023

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In this episode of Uncommon Sense, we talk with one of the Troubadours, Professor William Fahey, President of the Thomas More College of Liberal Arts (https://thomasmorecollege.edu/), about how he came to Chesterton and what he most appreciates in reading him.

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