Tag Archives: Capitalism

First Chapter – The Gentle Traditionalist Returns!

  As we have recently “explained” here, both this website and my private life have been beset with problems, technical and personal. For these reasons, I have yet to properly feature here my new book. The Gentle Traditionalist Returns, published last year (!) by Angelico Press. Today, though, I offer the first chapter. After that, […]

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Video: An American Moves to Europe

What happens when you mix Chesterton, Belloc, Charles de Gaulle, GAFA, Ireland and France with Margaret Thatcher’s devastation of Britain, the Jam and “A Town Called Malice” . . . ?

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Some Sort of Apology

Apologies and Excuses for Long Neglect.

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Michael Martin’s Transfiguration: Notes toward a Radical Catholic Reimagination of Everything

The following review wasn’t supposed to happen. For, as I have tried to make clear, this website is virtually dormant. The plan was to revive it later this spring. But life, as John Lennon sang – once memorably, now perhaps cliched – is what happens while making other plans. And a burst of life unexpectedly produced the […]

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On Counter-Revolution, Catholic France, Holy Water and Joseph de Maistre

Here is both a video and some personal remarks directed to such topics as: such topics as: Catholic France, Catholic Ireland, Holy Water the 1789 French Revolution, the Vendée genocide, Joseph de Maistre, the sexual revolution of the 1960s and why liberalism isn’t liberal . . .

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Pentecost – and a Continued Call to Counter Revolution

Another video on things ranging from Catholic France, the Latin Mass, Hilaire Belloc, G.K. Chesterton, the tunnel-visioned media, Capitalism, Distributism, the website Fish Eaters, pornography and social decay, the noble quest for sexual chastity, abortion, Noam Chomsky, Bernie Sanders and the fate of the West.

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Cor Jesu Sacratissimum: Book Details – Now Available from Amazon worldwide!

Roger Buck, former member of the New Age community Findhorn, announces his new book: Cor Jesu Sacratissimum: From Secularism and the New Age to Christendom Renewed. It is a book with an unusual debt to both Valentin Tomberg and Hilaire Belloc.

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At Last! Cor Jesu Sacratissimum – the Book

Announcing the book Cor Jesu Sacratissimum: From Secularism and the New Age to Christendom Renewed by the co-author of this website, Roger Buck.

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From Christendom to Americanism and Beyond by Thomas Storck – Review

A truly great book from Thomas Storck: From Christendom to Americanism and Beyond: The Long Jagged Trail to a Postmodern Void. A review with quotes …

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The Gentle Traditionalist – Chapter One

Opening chapter of my new novel The Gentle Traditionalist from Angelico Press.

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Against Inclusiveness by James Kalb (Review)

Why inclusiveness spells fascism …

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Hilaire Belloc on The Great Heresies (Review)

Hilaire Belloc on the great heresies – and a prophetic look at things as varied as Capitalism, Communism and even the renewed paganism of the New Age movement.

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Essays of a Catholic: A Fine Introduction to Hilaire Belloc (Review)

These essays from the great Catholic thinker Hilaire Belloc offer an exceptional introduction to his thinking – as well as a somber review of the fall of Christendom.

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The Legacy of Pope Benedict XVI (an Overview by Charles A. Coulombe – Reviewed)

Charles A. Coulombe provides a stunning overview of the the legacy of Pope Benedict XVI.

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Hilaire Belloc: Economics for Helen (Review)

While Hilaire Belloc’s Economics for Helen is for the most part hardly original – it remains an inspired text, relevant for understanding Belloc’s Distributism.

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On Old Thunder – Joseph Pearce’s Life of Hilaire Belloc (Review)

Joseph Pearce offers a rich, colourful life of Hilaire Belloc, which, oddly, sometimes fails to get to the core of Belloc’s very raison d’être.

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Notes from Hibernia

  Some notes from Hibernia, some of them quite personal. I have had very little time to devote either to this website or to personal correspondence this summer. All I could manage was posting some pre- written extracts from my upcoming book, Cor Jesu Sacratissimum. Happily, that time-situation, at least, seems to be changing  – […]

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On Hilaire Belloc: Fumbling in the Footsteps of a Giant

Bullet points on Hilaire Belloc to introduce the thinking of a giant of the spirit …

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Hilaire Belloc: Survivals and New Arrivals (Review)

Hilaire Belloc was a prophet. His book Survivals and New Arrivals remains very relevant today in regards the threats to Catholicism.

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Catholic Counter Revolution, the Land and the Enlightenment Myth of Progress

Pauls Kingsnorth does not belong to the Catholic Counter Revolution – and yet his writings about land and the Enlightenment myth of progress will speak to Counter Revolutionaries everywhere.

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  • The Gentle Traditionalist Returns!

    New Book from Angelico Press!

    "The Gentle Traditionalist returns with a vengeance in this stand-alone sequel ... this book skewers the modern malaise with the kind of sanity we have come to expect from this author” — CHARLES A. COULOMBE

    ”Buck’s latest foray is a grand success ... The story features the same singular combination of whimsy and surprise, keen social commentary, and deft argumentation as the first [book]. The Gentle Traditionalist Returns appeals to what is best and deepest in us, so that we will reengage with that which ultimately matters while there is yet time.” — PETER KWASNIEWSKI

    ”A brilliant diagnosis of the spiritual malaise of modern society, written with gentleness, generosity, humour, pathos ... and, above all else, love”— MAOLSHEACHLANN Ó CEALLAIGH

    buy-at-amazon Video about New Book here:

  • Books from Roger Buck


    The Gentle Traditionalist


    ”Roger Buck ... in the spirit of Chesterton and Belloc ... takes on everything—from the reforms of Vatican II to the New Age ... a wonderful book.”— MICHAEL MARTIN

    ”A tale of whimsical fantasy, melancholy realism, and supernatural joy ... Buck’s deftly-reasoned post-modern apologetic for full-blooded Catholicism—a Syllabus of Errors in narrative form, a rousing hymn to ‘meaning, grace, beauty, life’.” — PETER KWASNIEWSKI

    "As brilliant a guide for the perplexed as this age is capable of producing” — CHARLES A. COULOMBE


    See Reviews in Full Here!


    Read First Chapter Online Here!


    Cor Jesu Sacratissimum



    ”Buck goes to the heart of the problem paralyzing our broken-hearted world ... moving beyond the spirit of the age to the Spirit who moves all ages.” — JOSEPH PEARCE

    ”In this elegant feast of a book, Roger Buck ... expertly skewers the modern world ... without a drop of malice in his compassionate soul ... to reveal the bright, shining love and truth at the center of the universe—symbolised by the Sacred Heart of Jesus, and incarnate in the Catholic Church.” — CHARLES A. COULOMBE

    ”A great service to the Church ... Buck shows that the New Age is an attempt, however flawed, to escape the materialism of modernity, and that it is Catholicism in its traditional forms that can best reveal the immense reality of the suffering and love for all mankind of Christ’s Sacred Heart.”— JOSEPH SHAW


    See Reviews in Full Here!


  • EWTN Interview with Roger Buck here!

    TWO-part “Celtic Connections” EWTN  Interview!

    Part One here.

    Part Two here.

  • YouTube Channel – Featured Video with Roger Buck

    Probably my favourite video. Shorter, more succinct, it captures the essence of so much I’m trying to say …

  • First Video from Kim Buck!