Stormfields

Canonicity of the New Testament

Canonicity of the New Testament.  The English word “Gospel” was first coined in 950AD in Lindesfarne, by an Anglo-Saxon monk/priest.  It means “God’s spell” or “God’s story.”  It is a translation of the Greek word euangelion.   Dates… Read More

The Eternal Love of St. Francis

Good morning, everyone. As many of you probably know, it’s the Feast of St. Francis. I’m also sure that not one of us is ignorant of the fact that 2017 has been a terrible year, in terms of… Read More

Front Porch Republic Conference

What a wonderful lineup.  Jeff Polet for the win.

Robert Whaples at Hillsdale Tonight

Join us tonight, 7:00-8:00 pm, in the Old Snack Bar for Dr. Robert Whaples’s analysis of the economic perspectives of Pope Francis. Pope Francis has called for a worldwide conversation about poverty, charity, the market economy, and environmental… Read More

Irving Babbitt’s ON BEING CREATIVE (Full Book)

This was Babbitt’s last published book, ON BEING CREATIVE.  It came out in 1932, and he passed away in the summer of the following year.  As such, it reveals much about the great man’s last thoughts regarding a… Read More

The Ten Western Virtues: A Primer

From “vir tu”, Latin for the power of being fully human.   Four Cardinal Virtues Prudence—the ability to discern good from evil Justice—giving each person his due Fortitude—persistence no matter the cost Temperance—using the created goods for good… Read More

Real Conservatives Despise Conformity

With the loss of personality comes the steady fading away of that sense of uniqueness with which man had once viewed his own existence, which had once been the source of all social intercourse.  It is taken increasingly… Read More