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Monday, September 24, 2018

Save Us From the Deniers of Hell

Save Us From the Deniers of Hell

John Horvat II
 

Anyone who wonders why the Catholic Church is in its present crisis need only read Dr. Scott Bruce’s “Do We Still Need to Believe in Hell?” The Wall Street Journal article (9/15-16/18) recently appeared in its popular weekend review section. It was a rather typical yet brutal appraisal of the notion of Hell. The author […]

Modeling Manhood: From Homer to Paul

Regis Nicoll
 

In Homer’s epic poem, The Odyssey, a Greek war hero faces imposing challenges in his long journey home. After decimating the armies of Troy, king Odysseus sets out for Ithaca only to find himself wrestling against more formidable foes. For ten years the whims of gods and the winds of fate hinder his journey, while […]

The Loved One by Evelyn Waugh (Not for the Squeamish)

Sean Fitzpatrick
 

When Evelyn Waugh came to Hollywood in 1947 to discuss the film rights for Brideshead Revisited, he visited a graveyard: Forest Lawn Memorial Park. He had heard it praised as a place unsurpassed in beauty, taste, and sensitivity; a place where “faith and consolation, religion and art had been brought to their highest possible association.” […]

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