And now, O Jesus of Nazareth, I wonder and wonder again whether in going away from these home-crafts we did not go from Our Father into a far country…
One of the most explicit motives of those who are turning their faces towards the land is the desire to restore the Catholic Family.
The death of Gilbert Keith Chesterton—or “G.K.” as we called him—allows us to see his life as a complete and unique whole.
Flee to the Fields presents a defense of the movement that had such prestigious backers as Belloc, Chesterton, and Fr. Vincent McNabb.
McNabb echoes St. Thomas arguing for a certain kind of economic freedom to make effective the Gospel of justice.
Now the whole of the modern world has been organised by the token person, and it is at the bottom of both Capitalism and Communism.
“For the purpose of clear thinking on social matters, writes Fr. McNabb, “I venture to set down some thoughts on Socialism.”