Saturday, August 20, 2005

What I'm Reading

Legacy by Steve Wood
Christian Fatherhood by Steve Wood

Searching for and Maintaining Peace: A Small Treatise on Peace of Heart by Jacques Philippe

Continually reading something by Pope Benedict XVI, Fr. James V. Schall, SJ, Msgr. Luigi Giussani, Bernard Lewis, and whatever I can find that deals with Islam and how the violence/terrorism of today's militant Muslims (those that might be called "Islamists" to distinguish them from other Muslims) relates to the survival of the West.


and my ongoing, never-ending quest to understand metaphysics just a tad bit more:

Wisdom in the Face of Modernity: A Study in Thomistic Natural Theology by Fr. Thomas Joseph White, OP

And periodically as they come in:

Cucina Italiana magazine

Traces magazine

First Things journal

Communio journal

Nova et Vetera journal


DimBulb said...

What, you couldn't find anything substantial to read?

My older sister had a copy of O'Brien's FATHER ELIJAH and PLAGUE JOURNAL; both of which I liked. But considering the questions my sister asked me about the book i think maybe I should have waited a few more years before reading it.

Anonymous said...

You must add Theodore Dalrymple to your list. He's the greatest living essayist, today's Orwell. Samples:

"When Islam Breaks Down":

"The Barbarians at the Gates of Paris":

"The Goddess of Domestic Tribulations":

"Exposing Shallowness":

And see:

And search for him on youtube.

W. said...

Thank you.

I do read Dalrymple from time to time. Perhaps I should more often.