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Doctrinal Unity

The Persecution of Religion by G. K. Chesterton

(Collected Works, Volume xxxiii, The Illustrated London News 1923-1925, Ignatius Press, 1990, pp. 286-290) Most of us feel something rather arresting, not to say alarming, about the case of the man who was locked up in a lunatic asylum for eight … Continue reading

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On American Morals by G.K. Chesterton

 America is sometimes offered to us, even by Americans (who ought to know better), as a moral example. There are indeed very real American virtues; but this virtuous attitude is hardly one of them. Originally posted 2011-12-25 19:29:07. Republished by … Continue reading

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Prayers: According to Voltaire

We do not know any religion without prayers, even the Jews had some, although there was not among them any public form, until the time when they sang canticles in their synagogues, which happened very late. All men, in their … Continue reading

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The Augsburg Confession

The Confession of Faith which was submitted to His Imperial Majesty Charles V at the Diet of Augsburg in the year 1530 by certain princes and cities.  I will speak of thy testimonies before kings, and will not be put … Continue reading

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What is Prayer?

What is prayer? Prayer is the purposeful reaching towards another person. This reaching may be intelligible and verbally articulated words, or may be less than verbal. You cannot pray to an impersonal object, but only to a person. Why is prayer … Continue reading

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