A CONSERVATISM OF HOPE
ESSAYS BY SENIOR CONTRIBUTORS
ROOTED IN IMAGINATIVE CONSERVATISM
Alan Stewart Paton (1903 –1988) was a South African author and anti-apartheid activist. His novels include
Cry, The Beloved Country
Too Late the Phalarope
Ah, but Your Land is Beautiful
(1981). He also wrote a collection of short stories,
Tales From a Troubled Land
Books that Make Us Human
“A Compass That Will Not Lie”
"I shall no longer ask myself if this or that is expedient, but only if it is right. I shall do this, not because I am noble or unselfish, but because life slips...
“Who Knows the Secret of the Earthly Pilgrimage?”
“Who indeed knows the secret of the earthly pilgrimage? Who indeed knows why there can be comfort in a world of desolation? Now God be thanked that there is a beloved one who can lift...
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