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Daily Catholic Quote from G. K. Chesterton

G. K. Chesterton

“So far as a man may be proud of a religion rooted in humility, I am very proud of my religion; I am especially proud of those parts of it that are most commonly called superstition. I am proud of being fettered by antiquated dogmas and enslaved by dead creeds (as my journalistic friends repeat with so much pertinacity), for […]

Daily Catholic Quote from G. K. Chesterton

G. K. Chesterton

“So far as a man may be proud of a religion rooted in humility, I am very proud of my religion; I am especially proud of those parts of it that are most commonly called superstition. I am proud of being fettered by antiquated dogmas and enslaved by dead creeds (as my journalistic friends repeat with so much pertinacity), for […]

Daily Catholic Quote from G. K. Chesterton

  “The modern mind will accept nothing on authority, but will accept anything on no authority. Say that the Bible or the Pope says so and it will be dismissed without further examination. But preface your remark with ‘I think I heard somewhere,’ or, try but fail to remember the name of some professor who might have said ‘such-and-such,’ and […]

Comparing Christianity and the New Paganism

The most serious challenge for Christianity today isn’t one of the other great religions of the world, such as Islam or Buddhism. Nor is it simple atheism, which has no depth, no mass appeal, no staying power. Rather, it’s a religion most of us think is dead. That religion is paganism — and it is very much alive. Paganism is […]

Thee and Thou in the Here and Now

Being at least partially, though unwillingly, a product of modernity, I somewhat understand the forced evolution of language. While the generations before us melted words over decades, following the natural flow of tribal vernacular that morphed ‘Caesar’ into ‘Czar’ or ‘Kaiser,’ today’s progressive culture has pushed the hand of language to eliminate and replace language at an even more rapid […]

Thee and Thou in the Here and Now

Being at least partially, though unwillingly, a product of modernity, I somewhat understand the forced evolution of language. While the generations before us melted words over decades, following the natural flow of tribal vernacular that morphed ‘Caesar’ into ‘Czar’ or ‘Kaiser,’ today’s progressive culture has pushed the hand of language to eliminate and replace language at an even more rapid […]