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Latin: Living Language, Ancient Rite

November 11, 2019 Jerry Salyer 6

“In vino veritas,” Doc Holliday reminds an enemy in a gambling saloon in the 1993 film Tombstone, thereby insinuating that his own insulting behavior toward the outlaw is not mere drunkenness but instead reflects Holliday’s […]

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Abortion: The Mark of Dystopia

January 14, 2019 Jerry Salyer 4

“As political and economic freedom diminishes, sexual freedom tends compensatingly to increase.” — Aldous Huxley, Foreword to Brave New World Many liberals seem to think that dystopian cautionary tales can only be directed against the […]

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“Columbus Is Ours”

October 8, 2018 Jerry Salyer 9

In Quarto Abeunte Saeculo, Pope Leo XIII shows us why the voyage of Christopher Columbus stands in a class by itself. There is simply no way of comparing the Genoan’s landfall in the Americas with […]