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  • Belloc’s Prophecy - his view of Islam as a Christian Heresy

    08/16/2004 12:19:32 AM PDT · by Murtyo · 40 replies · 1,459+ views
    "Sobran's", Vienna,VA ^ | October 25, 2001 | Joseph Sobran
    Back in the 1930s, when white men were preparing for another round of mutual slaughter, few of them paid any attention to the Muslim world. They assumed it to be a backward region that history had long since passed by. One man saw it differently. The great Catholic polemicist Hilaire Belloc, an Englishman of French ancestry, remembered Islam's past and predicted, in his book THE GREAT HERESIES, that it would one day challenge the West again. As late as 1683 its armies had threatened to conquer Europe, penetrating all the way to Vienna; Belloc believed that a great Islamic revival,...
  • Hilaire Belloc: The Great and Enduring Heresy of Mohammed [Chilling Clairvoyance]

    10/18/2003 1:02:52 PM PDT · by nwrep · 68 replies · 4,530+ views
    The Great Heresies ^ | 1938 | Hilaire Belloc
    THE GREAT HERESIES by Hilaire Belloc Chapter Four The Great and Enduring Heresy of Mohammed It might have appeared to any man watching affairs in the earlier years of the seventh century_say from 600 to 630_that only one great main assault having been made against the Church, Arianism and its derivatives, that assault having been repelled and the Faith having won its victory, it was now secure for an indefinite time. Christendom would have to fight for its life, of course, against outward unchristian things, that is, against Paganism. The nature worshippers of the high Persian civilization to the...