mercoledì 27 ottobre 2021

The Heart of the Good Life

(George Cardinal Pell, First Things) Can the achievements of the modern West survive the eclipse of Christianity? A recent book argues that they cannot. Faith’s Place: Democracy in a Religious World, edited by Bryan Turner and Damien Freeman, considers the fate and fortunes of democracy in an increasingly secular society. The book features essays from Turner and Freeman as well as pieces from a number of other contributors. They focus on the Anglosphere, where communism and Nazism never made major gains and where Christian morals often continued to influence public life even after religious practice had ceased. (...)