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Rereading “Lord Of The World” by Robert Hugh Benson – Brrrrr!

I am once again – after many years – into the dystopian and prophetic Lord Of The World by Robert Hugh Benson.
A taste:
“Briefly,” [Mr. Templeton] said, “there are three forces–Catholicism, Humanitarianism, and the Eastern religions. About the third I cannot prophesy, though I … Continue reading

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The Pope on “adolescent progressivism”

In his daily, off-the-cuff, non-magisterial fervorino, Pope Francis quoted Robert Hugh Benson’s Lord of the World.
Let’s enter in medias res:
“If someone found the Book of the Covenant and if anyone obeyed the Law, the sentence of the king condemned him … Continue reading

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Looking for summer reading? Try book Pope Francis likes!

An alert reader saw an interesting piece of information in an article about Pope Francis on Sandro Magister’s site, Chiesa.
Apparently, Pope Francis cites with some frequency The Lord of the World by Robert Hugh Benson.
It looks as if the Kindle version … Continue reading

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