‘Truth, beauty and the creeping hand of totalitarianism. The witch-hunting of Scruton.’

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.’”

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