Tag Archives: Charles Taylor

Catholic Tradition, Charles Taylor and Phillip Larkin

On Catholic Tradition, Charles Taylor and Phillip Larkin …

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Catholic Tradition, Charles Taylor and Charles Krauthammer

In the last entries I have been reviewing, after a fashion, Charles Taylor’s A Secular Age. As I say, the book furnishes an extraordinarily comprehensive and complex sociological history, regarding the transition from Catholic Western Civilisation to our atomised, contemporary society. The book is brilliant on countless levels. I have even dared to ascribe a […]

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Catholic Tradition, Charles Taylor and Supernatural Mystery

Charles Taylor is, no doubt, a genius. But what his brilliant A Secular Age misses in its analysis of Catholic tradition is an account of Supernatural Mystery …

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Catholic Tradition, Charles Taylor and Evelyn Waugh

On the clash between Evelyn Waugh and Charles Taylor in his masterpiece, A Secular Age.

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A Secular Age – Charles Taylor’s Acceptable Loss?

Looking at A Secular Age. Too, too much loss would seem acceptable to the brilliant Charles Taylor …

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The Strange Joy and Power of Catholicism

On the strange power and joy of Catholicism … mysteriously holding even angry, alienated Catholics.

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