Sanctifying the World: The Augustinian Life and Mind of Christopher Dawson
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R. Holvast said Well documented, inspiring, trends to be Roman Catholic. Well documented, inspiring, trends to be Roman Catholic in iets view, and is using Dawson to support modern North American conservatism. But a job well done!. A Long Overdue Study of Christopher Dawson As the title of Professor Birzer's book suggests, this biography chronicles more of Christopher Dawson's spiritual life than his social life--Dawson was a shy man anyway. No doubt Birzer does devote significant pages to Dawson's external life (the first two chapters deal e. outstanding Christopher Dawson is an overlooked genius. When C. S. Lewis and Russell Kirkboth admire you for your insights, you know you're worth reading.
Bradley J. Birzer is Assistant Professor of History at Hillsdale College. A Senior Fellow with the Center for the American Idea in Houston, he has written extensively on Tolkien, James Fenimore Cooper, the American frontier and American Indians, and Christopher Dawson.
About the AuthorBradley J. A Senior Fellow with the Center for the American Idea in Houston, he has written extensively on Tolkien, James Fenimore Cooper, the American frontier and American Indians, and Christopher Dawson.. Birzer is Assistant Professor of History at Hillsdale College
One can find his influence throughout the twentieth-century Catholic Right. S. Eliot considered him the foremost thinker of his generation, and the founder of American conservatism, Russell Kirk, wrote that he had been “saturated in Dawsonian historical studies and my own books reflect Dawson’s concepts.”Dawson’s reputation declined dramatically during the cultural shifts accompanying Vatican II, and few remembered the English Catholic in the final decades of the twentieth century. It is especially poignant as a post–9/11 reexamination of the meaning of Western civilization.Sanctifying the World was named b