by Valerie Schmalz “My friends, we’re in trouble. I won’t mince words with you,” said Robert George, McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence at Princeton University and director of the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions. “Culturally, politically, morally, civilizationally – we’re in bad shape.” The rapid transformation of society’s values, George argued, can be […]
Homosexualism as a new gnosticism rings more true every day.
by St. John Chrysostom “To show that it is not true that the soul, when it departs from the body, comes under the dominion of evil spirits, hear what St Paul says: “He that is dead is freed from sin,” (Romans 6.7,) that is, he no longer sins. For if while the soul dwells in the body, […]
by Fr. John A. Peck How Dogmatic Iconography defends the doctrine of the Incarnation against ancient Gnosticism. Harold Bloom, in his book, The American Religion, rightly comes to the startling conclusion that America is a nation of Gnostics, believers in a pre-Christian tradition of individual divinity. The American propensity to be religious iconoclasts on the […]