Before finding public fame through ‘Civilisation,’ Kenneth Clark was a well-known art critic and youngest-ever director of London’s National Gallery.
The symbolism of the burning cathedral is unmistakable: the West has officially entered a post-Christian phase in history.
Notre Dame’s fate is a reminder of the ravages of utilitarianism. What is the purpose of civilization if not the creation and preservation of timeless beauty and transcendent grandeur for posterity?
On this episode of the Federalist Radio Hour, we discuss what the loss of Notre Dame means for Catholics, France, and the rebuilding of a historical masterpiece.
Notre Dame is, in many ways, much closer in the West’s cultural imagination to a Temple of Apollo than a home of the living God.
Hundreds of Parisian Catholics, many of them young people, were kneeling together on the streets around the burning cathedral for hours, well into the wee hours of the morning.
In its 850 years, the cathedral has also become a symbol for France, the West, and Christendom. In its lifetime, it has seen the highest points and the darkest hours of France.
Today, as if so often the case, Christ’s mercy made itself clear through a tragic loss and His followers’ power to overcome it through Him.
In the final analysis, no moral difference exists between a female coach saying she would never hire a male assistant, and a white man saying that he would never hire a black.
Notre Dame has been in turmoil over whether to pay for artificial contraceptives. Last week the university changed policy for the third time this academic year.
With this, Notre Dame distinguishes itself as one of the first employers in the country to take advantage of the Trump administration’s relaxation of the contraceptive mandate.
Former lawmaker Wendy Davis told students of the Catholic university abortion helps the economy, and that she killed her child ‘out of love.’
It is offensive in the extreme to suppose that proud Irish tradition can be adequately represented by shamrocks and a belligerent midget.
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