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Christopher Dawson is widely regarded as one of the most important historians of the twentieth century. Commended for his sophisticated approach to history, Dawson focused much of his writing on the important relationship between religion and culture. He is the author of such seminal works as Progress and Religion (Sheed & Ward, 1929), Religion and […]
A Lecture by Christopher Dawson (1932) Introduction and Notes by Joseph T. Stuart Introduction The handwritten manuscript for this lecture “Conservatism”” was found recently among the papers of the Catholic historian of culture Christopher Dawson (1889–1970), housed at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota. The lecture was never published. While it is […]
News flash: Christians are not called to husband and steward their resources wisely, to plan for their retirements or their children’s education—nor even, it would seem, for their nutrition.
All culture derives from cult, organically developing from the common religious belief and practice of people. Consequently, every civilization is the embodiment of a particular culture, and thus of an inseparable religious heritage. Religious beliefs and moral sentiments are bound in symbiotic relationship with the governance and customary practices of society. However, the modern world […]
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