Orthodox Christianity in Slavophilic Thought

By |2015-04-05T03:05:44-05:00April 5th, 2015|Categories: Christianity, Peter Strzelecki Rieth, Russia|Tags: |

The conservative, by definition, is an opponent of utopia and utopianism. His bedrock is tradition. His thought, though certainly abstract by the practical standards of capitalist democracy, is rooted in history and recognizes that even if it were desirable to lift one foot forward, in order to do it, our second foot must first [...]

G. K. Chesterton: Rallying the Really Human Things

By |2019-05-23T11:24:45-05:00April 12th, 2013|Categories: Christendom, Christian Humanism, Christianity, G.K. Chesterton|Tags: , , |

We need a rally of the really human things; will which is morals, memory which is tradition, culture which is the mental thrift of our fathers.[1] That was the judgment of G. K. Chesterton some seventy years ago in an essay entitled “Is Humanism a Religion?” In order to rally the really human things, [...]