What Is The Value of Reading Old Literature?

In a beautifully written article entitled, "On The Reading Of Old Books" [Lewis, C.S., GOD in the Dock, Wm. Eerdmans Publishing Co., Grand Rapids, Michigan. 1970.] C.S. Lewis puts forth the argument that modern men and women too often forsake the classics of the past. Why is this so? Mr. Lewis offers some compelling insights. First, and … Continue reading What Is The Value of Reading Old Literature?

You Can Leave Your Hat On, and all of your clothes, too

Baby take off your coat Real slow And take off your shoes I'll take off your shoes Baby take off your dress Stop it right here. Don't take off your dress. Nobody outside of your doctor and your most intimate meaningful other wants to know what you look like underneath your dress. Or  underneath your … Continue reading You Can Leave Your Hat On, and all of your clothes, too

NCR unclear on the “Because it’s True” Concept

The stone the builders rejected has become the cornerstone. By the LORD has this been done; it is wonderful in our eyes. Psalm 118:22-23 There is a long essay at the National Catholic Reporter (or as Father Z calls it the national schismatic reporter) on the success of EWTN: What could work, and what Mother … Continue reading NCR unclear on the “Because it’s True” Concept