Stormfields

End of the Medieval World (Full Lecture)

Full Lecture    The End of Christendom, 1350-1492   The Plague, killing anywhere from 33-50% of Europe. In terms of population, Europe not recover until mid-seventeenth century.  Especially hit the good clergy, as they were first to rush… Read More

The Bearable Lightness of the Middle Ages (Full Lecture)

From crazy atheists to equally crazy fundamentalists, many have proclaimed the Medieval period as “dark and superstitious.”  They are either ignorant or evil (or, maybe both).  This lecture, viewed through the lens of Romano Guardini’s thought on unity,… Read More

The Distinctiveness of Medieval Culture (Full Lecture)

What makes the Medieval unlike the classical or modern worlds.

A Review of Christopher Dawson’s MEDIEVAL RELIGION (1934)

American Review of Dawson medieval religion

Dawson, MEDIAEVAL CHRISTIANITY (1935)

Source: Christopher Dawson, MEDIAEVAL CHRISTIANITY 25 (Studies in Comparative Religion, 1935). cd medieval christianity