Wednesday, April 6, 2011

William F. Buckley

In my current focus of study about Catholic thinkers from the early 1900’s, I am reminded, by beginning to peruse the book I bought some time ago by him, Nearer My God: An Autobiography of Faith, how deeply rich is the fabric of Catholic thought emanating from lay Catholics at all periods of the Church’s history; and how inconceivable that Catholics today who proclaim orthodoxy can be anything other than politically conservative in persuasion.