What is Chivalry? (Part 2)

We began last time (part 1) by introducing a positive definition of chivalry, following Kenelm Digby's Broadstone of Honour. In it he states that chivalry is that "spirit or state of mind which disposes men to heroic and generous actions and keeps them conversant with all that is beautiful and sublime in the intellectual and moral world." It... Continue Reading →

Holy, Hidden, Father

I've written elsewhere about Jesus as "son of the carpenter" (Mt. 13:55).  This short statement from the gospel can be understood in terms of Christ's unique filial relationship to both God the Heavenly Father, and divine architect of the universe; and St Joseph, husband of the Virgin Mary, the human provider and protector of Jesus... Continue Reading →

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