Tag: relativism

Charismatics in Context

Charismatics in Context

[ 21 ] January 30, AD 2014 |

“Certain signs point to a weakening in the sense of mystery in those very liturgical celebrations that should be fostering that sense. It is, therefore, urgent that the authentic sense of the liturgy be revived in the Church. The liturgy…is a means of sanctification; it is a celebration of the Church’s faith, and a means […]

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The decline of civilization, in one simple chart

The decline of civilization, in one simple chart

[ 29 ] September 12, AD 2011 |

Here, my friends, we have a chart illustrating the rot infecting the soul of the modern West. Or, at least, that fraction of the West represented by the English-language books written between 1800 and 1990 and contained in Google’s massive database. The blue line indicates the (decreasing) frequency with which the word “virtues” appears in […]

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