Western Civilization: From Adam to Atom

o    Included below are two semesters of documented college lectures, involving many controversial topics. The unifying theme is that truth is designed to determine politics, rather than that politics is designed to determine truth.

o    Western Civilization Part I: From Adam to Voltaire

o    Western Civilization Part II: From the Treaty of Westphalia to the Atom


HTM Index to The Catholic Biblical Quarterly According to the Sundays Lectionary

o    PDF Index to The Catholic Biblical Quarterly According to the Sundays Lectionary

 

o    PDF and HTM Annotated Bibliography and Personal Notes for The Catholic Biblical Quarterly According to the Sundays Lectionary

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o    Last Revised August 2, 2011
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Raymond J. Jirran

o    1952, Saint Ignatius High School, Cleveland, Ohio, classical curriculum with four years of Latin and two years of Attic (Homeric) Greek.

o    1959 A.B. Saint Joseph's Seminary College, Washington, D.C. in preparation to work in the Black Apostolate as a Roman Catholic Josephite priest. I left two years before ordination with a concentration in philosophy.

o    1960 B.S. in Ed. Kent State University, minors in General Science and History

o    1961 M.A. Kent State University, "Racial Tensions in Ohio Politics: 1865-1871" thesis

o    1972 Ph.D. Kent State University, cognate area in Sociology and Anthropology, "Cleveland and the Negro Following World War II" dissertation topic

o    1998 retirement Thomas Nelson Community College. I took additional course work to teach Political Science in the Virginia Community College System. For twenty-eight years I proudly taught Black History.

The index to the Catholic Biblical Quarterly (CBQ) begins in 2001, Vol. 63, No. 1, to the present Vol. 73, No. 3 (July 2011). As of August 2, the index is at least 510 pages.