Fr. Johannes L. Jacobse: Liberty

“There it is,” he said. “It” materialized out of the fog, an enormous statue of a woman holding a torch. “It’s the Statue of Liberty. Always remember this, because it’s important.”

Church vs. Reich

What happened to Christians under the Nazi Regime? The traditionalists went to concentration camps, many fell away and adopted the Nazi neo-paganism, and some clergy actively supported the Third Reich. From the essay: [T]he persecution of the Church was camouflaged as “positive Christianity,” which claimed through the use of quotations from the Bible to be […]

Russian Orthodox Church Canonizes New Martyr Who Died at the Hands of the Nazis

– Source: Orthodox Cognate The Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia has canonized Russian national Alexander Schmorell, a native of Orenburg, who was executed by the Nazi regime in 1943 for organizing an anti-fascist student group called the White Rose, the Church Bulletin publication reported. The ceremony to glorify St. Alexander of Munich, who was […]

Renewing Christendom: T.S. Eliot – The Journey of the Magi [AUDIO]

Below is a rare recording taken from a live interview T.S. Eliot did for the BBC during World War II. Eliot reads his poem “The Journey of Magi” where the sojourner retraces the steps of the Magi in his own time and place. The poem recalls a time when the knowledge of Christ was more […]

The Limits of Secularism

An outsanding analysis by the Chief Rabbi of England Lord Sacks. Some highlights: In 1997…I argued that the world had moved on since (Isaiah) Berlin’s great 1957 lecture “Two Concepts of Liberty” (.pdf), and that the threat to liberty was now different: not totalitarianism but rather the internal moral decay of free societies. So there […]

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