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Joseph Pearce

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We need to remember, as G.K. Chesterton never forgot, that evil is its own worst enemy. If Chesterton were alive today he'd be exposing the lies of relativism, secularism, and the culture of death, and showing our generation, as he showed his, that Christian orthodoxy is the...
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As history demonstrates, in France as elsewhere, the Church is always rising from the dead because the gates of Hell cannot prevail against her... "Christianity has died many times and risen again; for it...
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The West is dying because it has turned its back on the Permanent Things.  But what will be left when the secularist “West” is dead?... I expected my recent essay “Race against Reason” to provoke...
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The tragedy of modern education is that it has left us perilously ignorant of who we are, where we are, where we have come from, and where we are going. We are lost and blissfully unaware that we are heading for the abyss...
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Who would have thought that Bob Jones III, chancellor and former president of Bob Jones University, could be such a great actor, sensitive to the work of Shakespeare and quite clearly a lover of beauty?...
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The way of humility leads, via the rolling road of wonder, to the heaven-haven of the reward. The way of pride leads, via the thorny path of prejudice, to a hell of one’s own devising... “For I am Saruman the Wise, Saruman Ring-maker, Saruman of Many...
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What unites all people essentially and what gives all people their inalienable dignity, and the rights that follow therefrom, is their essential humanity... There can be no doubt that we are living in a racially-charged climate. The problems...
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J.R.R. Tolkien knows the sunlight. He may not be a wizard but he possesses a wizard’s wisdom. To see as he sees is to see everything in the glorious sunlight of Ilûvatar, the One who sees all and knows that it is Good...
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If our making of beautiful things shows the image in us of the Maker of all beautiful things, we can see that the imagination is itself a shining forth of God’s image in us... And he said: Let us make man to our image and likeness…....
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If we could dialogue with our friends and enemies in a spirit of charity we would all be much happier and, more to the point, we would all be much closer to the truth of things... I am glad to think that through all those years...
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Economics is not a stand-alone science, as disciples of the Enlightenment claim, but a branch of philosophy. In short, economics is one of the liberal arts... My recent essay seeking an adequate definition...
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“Capitalism” needs to be pinned down by definition; it needs to be circumscribed so that it doesn’t lead us off in increasingly meaningless and therefore futile lines of reasoning... If words are to have any...
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Modern man thinks poetry a waste of time. He doesn’t know the difference between that which takes time and that which wastes it... What are the roots that clutch, what branches grow Out of this stony rubbish? Son of man, You cannot say, or guess, for you know...
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What would Thomas Aquinas, in his wisdom, say about President Trump’s executive order temporarily banning travel from seven Muslim countries, in terms of its justness and conformity to right reason?... I am grateful to The...