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Anything is possible there, but given his respect for
the writings of Jaques Maritain, one would have some
work to do to support the argument. Also remember
the "Anglo-Catholic" in faith?

Dr. Peter C. Montgomery
Dept. of English
Camosun College
3100 Foul Bay Rd.
Victoria, BC CANADA V8P 5J2
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-----Original Message-----
From: Gunnar Jauch [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
Sent: Friday, December 13, 2002 3:58 PM
To: [log in to unmask]
Subject: Re: OT or otiose, take your pick:Re: Some language is beyond
the pale


am 13.12.2002 18:26 Uhr schrieb Ken Armstrong unter [log in to unmask]:

> At 05:13 PM 12/13/2002 +0100, you wrote:
>
>>> Given TSE's belief, Gunnar,  that ours is an age (ours and his are not
>>> different in that character, are they?) worm-eaten by liberalism,
>>
>> Where did he say so?
>
> "The acrimony which accompanies much debate is a symptom of differences so
> large that there is nothing to argue about. We experience such profound
> differences with some of our contemporaries, that the nearest parallel is
> the difference between the mentality of one epoch and another. In a
society
> like ours, worm-eaten with Liberalism, the only thing possible for a
person
> with strong conviction is to state a point of view and leave it at that."
>
> from the Preface of After Strange Gods.


Thank you, Ken.

However, I forgot to mention my objection to your statement that our society
wasn't any different to TSE's --  I wonder what he perceived as Liberalism.
Perhaps fundamental criticism to the dogmas of the catholic church?


Gunnar