Category Archives: antique Christianity

The Morning of the Third Day

Good Friday, Seventh scene, “Christ Crucified” ‘Well, what is this?’ (you cry). ‘What is this that we see? Why should the heavens cry? Why should they take away The brightness of the sun just at the height of day?’ The … Continue reading

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The Lost European Chord

In which the old man launches forth into his favorite theme… – The Pickwick Papers Behold, your house is left unto you desolate. For I say unto you, Ye shall not see me henceforth, till ye shall say, Blessed is … Continue reading

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By What Right Do Liberals Rule?

There is no safety for honest men, but by believing all possible evil of evil men, and by acting with promptitude, decision, and steadiness on that belief. I well remember, at every epocha of this wonderful history, in every scene … Continue reading

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But of Thee, O Lord

Viewing things in this light, I have frequently sunk into a degree of despondency and dejection hardly to be described: yet out of the profoundest depths of this despair, an impulse which I have in vain endeavoured to resist has … Continue reading

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The Fear of Racism

And, behold, a woman, which was diseased with an issue of blood twelve years, came behind him, and touched the hem of his garment: For she said within herself, If I may but touch his garment, I shall be whole. … Continue reading

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The Long War

Worshipping organization in too hard and primitive a sense they threaten to transform the human world into something more like a world of ants. In many respects, therefore, it is dangerous to by-pass history, or imagine that the natural sciences—as … Continue reading

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The Twilight of the Great God Democracy

Instead of the religion and the law by which they were in a great politick communion with the Christian world, they have constructed their Republick on three bases, all fundamentally opposite to those on which the communities of Europe are … Continue reading

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