David J. Welsh, Ph.D.
r. Anderson and LeVonna Anderson have known and worked with Dr. David J. Welsh for many years. He works closely with the Anderson Private School as consulting psychologist and assists in the identification and placement of students. In addition, our parents rely upon him for guidance and counseling. We highly recommend David to anyone in need of psychological services. He is highly respected, admired and loved by everyone involved in our school.
Dr. David Welsh has over 25 years of experience as a psychologist helping people improve performance. His common-sense strategies enhance communication, resolve conflict, manage stress, and improve relationships.
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Below is the article, "The canaries of our society," written by Dr. Welsh.
The Walsingham Society of Christian Culture and Western Civilization
E ARE MADE TO KNOW, and if, as Christ teaches, love is greater than knowledge, it is nevertheless true that along the way toward the perfecting of our lives in charity we must know what to obey, whom to admire, and whom to love. What St. Augustine called the ordo amoris, the order of our loves, rests upon the foundation of truth, knowledge of which is the first, if not the final, duty of every person.
The purpose of any school that teaches across the spectrum of experience that unites adolescence with maturity is to seek and to find truth. Learning is the adventure that lies at the heart of the growth of each person. At its best, the learning a great school proposes does not minister to curiosity, or to appetite, or to the advantageous use of men and goods, but to the sharing of those truths the knowing of which is essential to the genuinely good life. The place in which this adventure of ideas is proposed and encouraged may be, in the end will be, a building, but the location of learning, and of the teaching that learning presupposes, is first a community whose members share a common vision.
The vision shared by the founders of the New School of Liberal Studies includes a respect for the great humane tradition of the West that begins at Sinai, takes up the philosophy of the Greeks, adding on its journey through history the medieval and modern authorities. As the title implies, studies in the School are intended to encourage the life of a genuinely free man, a person who has freely undertaken allegiance to the good and the true, and who is therefore able to accept responsibilities belonging to the ordered life of the family, the nation, and the Church.
The Book List of the School of Liberal Studies codifies the texts that, in the opinion of the Tutors, best represent a beginning engagement with the great tradition of knowledge of God, of nature, and of man. These texts are taught through a four-semester curriculum in the disciplines of philosophy, literature, theology, and the classical languages, a curriculum that prepares students for advanced studies in the liberal disciplines or for specialization in a professional curriculum.
In the development of this curriculum, the Tutors acknowledge the influence of Blessed John Henry Newman’s Idea of a University and of the Oxford tradition with which he was familiar, which emphasizes tutorial learning and the defining influence of the conversation among students and with the Tutors that forms the School.
The study of these natural disciplines with the study of theology forms a Christian classicism that has been the intellectual heart of our civilization for seventeen centuries, and because these studies are the very form of the knowing intellect and hence of the person, they have a perennial significance.
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