Gray Hair Wisdom / John Henry Newman / what ails us?

Excerpt From -“John Henry Newman: A Saint for Today”, by Jim Tonkowich

Delivering a lecture in 1879, Newman described liberalism: Liberalism in religion is the doctrine that there is no positive truth in religion, but that one creed is as good as another…. It teaches that all religions are to be tolerated, for all are a matter of opinion. Revealed religion [biblical Christianity] is not a truth, … Continue reading

Gray Hair Wisdom / Russell Kirk

The Conclusion of Russell Kirk’s 1992 essay — Civilization Without Religion?

What ails modern civilization? “In short, it appears to me that our culture labors in an advanced state of decadence; that what many people mistake for the triumph of our civilization actually consists of powers that are disintegrating our culture; that the vaunted “democratic freedom” of liberal society in reality is servitude to appetites and … Continue reading