Everywhere today the ruling forces in civilisation seem converging against the Christian tradition. Modern civilisation is not only ceasing to be Christian; it is setting itself up as an anti-religion which will tolerate no rival, and which claims to be sole master of the world. Never, perhaps, in the whole of its history has the People of God seemed weaker and more scattered, and more at the mercy of its enemies than it is today. Yet this is no reason for us to despair. The Christian law of progress is the very reverse of that of the world. When the Church possesses all the marks of external power and success, then is its hour of danger; and when it seems that no human power can save it, the time of its deliverance is at hand.
The musings and meandering thoughts of a crotchety old man as he observes life in the world and in a small, rural town in South East Nebraska. My Pledge-Nulla dies sine linea-Not a day with out a line.
Wednesday, 26 June 2019
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Not WHO, WHEN! LOL!But, no, it wasn't written by Belloc.ReplyDelete
Sometimes in the 1950s.ReplyDelete
Not early enough.ReplyDelete