Ecclesia et Civitas

Empire and its Discontents

August 4, 2015 James Kalb 0

Many people believe that ever more comprehensive global governance is needed for the well-being and even survival of humanity. During the Soviet/American Cold War such concerns mostly had to do with the threat of nuclear […]


Why They Do It

August 4, 2015 James Patrick 0

An early account of the shooting of four marines and one policeman reports that the day before his July 16th shooting rampage Mohammad Youssuf Abdulazeez was researching internet sites that encouraged martyrdom for the sake […]

Film & Music

Anton Bruckner and God

August 2, 2015 R.J. Stove 1

Editor’s note: This is an abridged and otherwise edited version of a lecture given at the Caroline Chisholm (Catholic) Library, Melbourne, on July 7, 2015. +++ At the very start, I want to explain that […]