Tag Archives: C. S. Lewis

The End of Classical Liberalism

Humanity must perforce prey on itself, Like monsters of the deep. -King Lear Let us begin with Burke: Men are rarely without some sympathy in the sufferings of others; but in the immense and diversified mass of human misery, which … Continue reading

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The Europe That Shall Not Be Destroyed

Yet as I saw it, I see it again, The Kirk and the palace, the ships and the men, As long as I live and where’er I may be, I’ll always remember my town by the sea. -Robert Louis Stevenson … Continue reading

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Remembering Christian Europe

Having eyes, see ye not? and having ears, hear ye not? and do ye not remember? ________________ Although there is no provision for political parties in the United States Constitution there has been a kind of tacit agreement amongst the … Continue reading

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The Miracle Culture of the European People

“In the last day, that great day of the feast, Jesus stood and cried, saying, If any man thirst, let him come unto me, and drink. He that believeth on me, as the scripture hath said, out of his belly … Continue reading

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The End of the A. A. H. Era

This is it, Adam, that grieves me; and the spirit of my father, which I think is within me, begins to mutiny against this servitude, I will no longer endure it,…  – As You Like It I never had any … Continue reading

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So Ancient and So New

“The water which has been refused to the cry of the weary and dying, is unholy, though it had been blessed by every saint in heaven; and the water which is found in the vessel of mercy is holy, though … Continue reading

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The Lost Thread

“As we have seen, Aquinas regards the direct intuition of divine essences as beyond man’s reach.” Over the years I have frequently been taken to task for my criticism of St. Thomas Aquinas. And yet it’s a curious thing; those … Continue reading

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