The historian William
Dalrymple is Britain’s most famous living travel writer. He is also a member of
the Dalrymple clan, a celebrated Scottish family of three principal branches.
William’s branch became Roman Catholic in the 19th century, and in the 20th
both his Uncle John (“Old Jock”) and his brother John (“Young Jock”) were
"California Catholics are no longer safe to practice their faith within their own institutions."
Sacramento, Calif., Aug 26, 2014 / 03:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News
).- Amid backlash from religious liberty and education advocates, Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown's administration has ordered abortion coverage in health in...
Understanding is a spiritual thing, though rooted in really existing things, even ultimately in divine things
Editor's note: This
essay was originally given in a slightly different form as an address,
“On Not 'Keeping Quiet About a Study'”, at Kolbe Academy & Trinity
Prep, in Napa, California, on August 8, 2014.
‘We generally say that so far as the supreme deity and the universe are
Edward Feser’s new book, "Scholastic Metaphysics", makes a strong case for the contemporary relevance of St. Thomas Aquinas’s philosophical reflections on Aristotle
fundamental structures of reality go beyond what even physics is
capable of studying. Modern science has forgotten that humanity actually
does possess a tradition of rigorous intellectual inquiry that has been
able to probe, painstakingly and fruitfully, beyond physics. The name
of this venerable intellectual tradition is “metaphysics,” and the
Catholic Church in her u...
Tolkien’s newly published translation of the Old English epic beautifully demonstrates that there is more reality in folklore than in the perverse fantasies by which many live today.
At morn King Hrothgar on his throne
for his lieges slain there mourned alone
but Grendel gnawed the flesh and bone