Sunday, January 15, 2017

True cross, true faith …

… A Satirist at Work: Evelyn Waugh's "Helena" - The Imaginative Conservative. (Hat tip, Dave Lull.)

It was much the same temptation in Waugh’s own day: a modern gnosticism that would whitewash the story of Christ, removing the blood of the Cross; a political utopianism that would try to create an antiseptically perfect environment for man—in short, socialism and Communism.

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