Ecclesia et Civitas

God and Liberal Modernity

March 7, 2012 James Kalb 0

“How were we able to drink up the sea? Who gave us the sponge to wipe away the entire horizon? What did we do when we unchained the earth from its sun?” — Friedrich Nietzsche […]

Ecclesia et Civitas

The tyranny of misunderstood freedom

February 14, 2012 James Kalb 0

“And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.” — John 8:32. “At the heart of liberty is the right to define one’s own concept of existence, of meaning, of the […]

Sojourns with Schall

No Generic God

February 5, 2012 James V. Schall, S.J. 0

“We do not need a generic, indefinite god but rather the living, true God who unfolds the horizon of men’s future into a prospect of firm, well-founded hope, a home rich in eternity that enables […]