Religion

A Religion That Is True

And as the new religions of the last century quickly bloomed and quickly withered, what replaced them? Did people return to the traditional faith? A few did. The sincere soul who seeks will find the truth. But for the most part, we have seen a movement away from religion altogether. We have moved from “It […]

A Real Religion

This is the true reason why so many churches are emptying. People are not abandoning the churches because they are too religious, but because they are not religious enough. People are not stupid. They understand that if a religion is about no more than mouthing spiritual platitudes and working at the soup kitchen, then they […]

G.K. Chesterson on Religious Liberty

Religious liberty might be supposed to mean that everybody is free to discuss religion. In practice it means that hardly anybody is allowed to mention it. —G.K Chesterton in his Autobiography —I have not read this book but read the quote at the Ignatius Press Chesterton site.  

G.K. Chesterton on Religion and Right and Wrong

We do not really want a religion that is right where we are right. What we want is a religion that is right where we are wrong. —G.K. Chesterton, The Catholic Church and Conversion   + Men do not differ much about what things they will call evils; they differ enormously about what evils they will […]

On Inquiries About Religion

Herod will forever be the model of those who make inquiries about religion, but who never act rightly on the knowledge they receive. Like train announcers, they know all the stations, but never travel. Head knowledge is worthless, unless accompanied by submission of the will and right action. + Inquiries about religion do not produce […]