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Anti-Scholastic Sins Visited upon Later Generations

Catholic theologians, philosophers and historians of the twentieth century, having fought fiercely to eradicate prejudices against medieval philosophy, adopt the anti-Scholastic rhetoric of the old Protestant histories and project it upon the thinkers of the Baroque age. As a result, they reject the ‘schools’ of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries–much as Lutheran Aristotelians and later […]

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Christian Humanism in an Age of Ideology

Dr. Bradley J. Birzer at The Imaginative Conservative writes about Christian humanists in the twentieth century, including lights such as C.S. Lewis, Étienne Gilson, and Christopher Dawson. The whole article is worthwhile reading for those interested in themes TCI discusses often; perhaps even more notably, the article spends time discussing the notable similarities as well […]