It’s strange how people use the word medieval as an insult.Yet they were deeply concerned for both truth and beauty.
Two aspects of medieval life overlap with our own today .
One is their skill in creating exquisitely beautiful buildings; the other might be the horror of heresy; the problem of pubic denunciation. Just to be accused of being as a heretic, was to run the risk of being condemned without a fair hearing by public and official opinion. Continue reading “‘Truth, beauty and the creeping hand of totalitarianism. The witch-hunting of Scruton.’”
One of the Sunday school teachers in the Church in Sri Lanka has written about what they were doing on Easter day.
“Today at Zion Church we asked the children, ‘how many of you would be willing to die for Christ?’ Everyone raised their hands. Minutes later we took them into the main service. The blast happened. Half of them died on the spot.” Continue reading “Islam, the media & the conspiracy of silence.”