The Endarkenment

These pages of notes from October 2013 show mind map techniques which I found helpful in investigating the political and ideological influences in contemporary Britain. By identifying these different influences in 21st century morality and ideology I hoped to understand why people think the way they do. Quotes attributed to Martin Luther are accompanied by…

Exalted Fortitude

A book review of ‘The Lives And Times of The Forty Martyrs of England And Wales‘ by Malcolm Pullan. This is a remarkable and inspiring book. Scores of moving accounts which bear witness to the eternal Truth of The Roman Catholic Faith in the face of relentless State persecution and tyranny. Christian martyrdom began two…

Josephus on Jesus.

Evidence for the existence of Jesus of Nazareth external to biblical texts is available in a number of ancient writings including that of Flavius Josephus who was born several years after the Crucifixion in 37 AD. Josephus is generally considered to be an accurate historian although there is some criticism of his bias towards a…

The Gift of Grace

“Man’s will is indeed free, but without the grace of God man will use his freedom only to enslave himself.” Prof. Warren Carroll writing on St. Augustine’s opposition to the heresy promulgated by Pelagius in about 411 AD. This quote is shown because of its clear and simple profundity.