Decline and Fall. And Hope.

February 3, 2013 Dr. Edmund J. Mazza 0

Perhaps Rome is not perishing; perhaps she is only scourged, not utterly destroyed; perhaps she is chastened, not brought to nought. It may be so; Rome will not perish, if the Romans do not perish. […]


Lord of the Dance

September 28, 2012 John B. Buescher 0

“Medicine-man, relent, restore— Lie to us,—dance us back the tribal morn!” —     Hart Crane, “The Bridge: The Dance” Please take “Lord of the Dance” out of your hymnbooks, assuming you don’t attend a Gnostic church. […]


The true story of For Greater Glory

The recently-released motion picture For Greater Glory: The True Story of Cristiada is raising awareness of a long-forgotten chapter in Catholic history that seems increasingly relevant for religious believers in America today. Few Americans—and amazingly […]


False Profits

March 13, 2012 John B. Buescher 0

I. Payoff at Infinity In 1933, at the height of the worldwide economic depression, G. K. Chesterton wrote, “The modern world began by Bentham writing the Defense of Usury.” He was referring to Jeremy Bentham’s […]