It is recognized and (when recognized) most violently loved or hated. It is the Catholic Church. Within that household the Holy Spirit has roof and hearth. Outside it, is the night.” This statement from “a Letter to Dean Inge” encapsules the spirit of Essays of a Catholic by the great Catholic historian and writer Hilaire Belloc.
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Product Information. Belloc turns his powerful mind, erudition, robust common sense and supreme confidence in the Catholic Faith to a host of topics, including The New Paganism, Legend, Usury, The Schools, The Two Cultures of the West, The Catholic Church and The Modern State, etc. Belloc predicted--and explains--the chaos we now witness.
The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Hilaire Belloc (Belloc, Hilaire, 1870-1953) Online books about this author are available, as is a Wikipedia article. Belloc, Hilaire, 1870-1953: At the Sign of the Lion, and Other Essays From the Books of Hilaire Belloc (multiple formats at archive.org) Belloc, Hilaire, 1870-1953: Avril: Being Essays on the Poetry of the French Renaissance (Gutenberg text).
Essays of a Catholic by Hilaire Belloc, June 1967, Ayer Co Pub edition, Hardcover.
Essays of a Catholic is a book as provocative now as it was when it first appeared in 1931. Hilaire Belloc’s observations about our civilization’s demise are all the more urgent today, because they are proving to be prophetic.
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Belloc: A Biographical Anthology (1970) edited by Herbert Van Thal and Jane Soames Nickerson Hilaire Belloc's Prefaces (1971) editor J. A. De Chantigny Distributist Perspectives: Essays On Economics of Justice And Charity (2004) with Herbert W. Shove, George Maxwell, G. K. Chesterton, Arthur J. Penty, H. J. Massingham, Eric Gill, and Harold Robbins.