Christopher Dawson, “EDITORIAL NOTE,” 1940–Dublin Review

While not well titled (typically, Dawsonian), the “Editorial Note” served as a vital call to arms for the Catholic Literary Movement of the 20th century.  Much like Russell Kirk’s “Apology for a New Review,” Dawson’s few paragraphs beautifully defined the role of the Catholic man (or woman) of letters in a world dominated by ideological terrors.

Source: Christopher Dawson, “Editorial Note,” DUBLIN REVIEW (July 1940): 1-3.

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