Pushing the boat out

  During the 1930s Malcolm Muggeridge was a socialist and a journalist for a leading English national newspaper. After emigrating from England he went to live in the Soviet Union which attracted many left-leaning English intellectuals of the time who were convinced by inadequate socialist convictions. He soon came to realise that a culture based upon atheistic…

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.

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 books for the price of one.

  A book review on Agents of Empire by Noel Malcolm. An historical biography, but also revisionist history. Sympathetic to The Ottoman Empire, but critical of Christendom. For example, the author writes: “That the Ottoman regime was generally tolerant not only of the presence of Catholics among its subjects, but also of visits to them…