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  • Meet the 19th Century American Who Warned About Big Government, Religious Liberty Assaults

    03/10/2015 6:38:01 AM PDT · by iowamark · 12 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | March 09, 2015 | Robert Moffit
    2015 marks a milestone in American history. One hundred and fifty years ago, Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrendered to General Ulysses S. Grant and ended the Civil War. Shortly thereafter, Orestes Augustus Brownson (1803-1876), a prominent journalist and philosopher, published “The American Republic,” an erudite defense of the Federal Constitution.As noted in our Heritage Foundation “First Principles” essay, today a fresh reading of Brownson’s masterwork can give Americans a deeper understanding of their precious civic birthright, the unique federal order that guarantees their personal and political freedom. Prophetically, Brownson warned that the greatest future threats to the Republic...
  • Veneration of Mary Preserves Us From Unbelief and Impurity

    08/03/2005 2:21:45 PM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 815 replies · 6,921+ views
    Orestes Brownson Society ^ | 1853 | Orestes Brownson
    Protestants call the worship we pay to Our Lady, Mariolatry. [In the preceding section, this charge has been fully answered.] The peculiar distinctive external worship of God is the offering of sacrifice. Those who have rejected the sacrifice of the Mass have retained nothing more than we offer to Mary and the saints. Consequently they are unable to perceive any distinction between what they regard as the external worship of God, and that which we render to Him in His saints – that is, a worship of prayer and praise. But we have a sacrifice, and are therefore able to...
  • Limbo

    06/21/2005 4:13:19 PM PDT · by annalex · 19 replies · 1,390+ views
    Limbo (Late Lat. limbus) a word of Teutonic derivation, meaning literally "hem" or "border," as of a garment, or anything joined on (cf. Italian lembo or English limb). In theological usage the name is applied to (a) the temporary place or state of the souls of the just who, although purified from sin, were excluded from the beatific vision until Christ's triumphant ascension into Heaven (the "limbus patrum"); or (b) to the permanent place or state of those unbaptized children and others who, dying without grievous personal sin, are excluded from the beatific vision on account of original sin alone...
  • St. Peter and Mahomet

    05/18/2005 7:08:18 AM PDT · by gbcdoj · 182+ views
    Orestes Brownson Society ^ | July 1850 | Orestes A. Brownson
    St. Peter and Mahomet; or the Popes protecting Christendom from MahometanismOrestes A. BrownsonBrownson’s Quarterly Review for July, 1850 When the Apostles were sitting at the feet of Christ for the last time before his passion, they began to dispute among themselves; and the question was, which of them would be the greatest. Our Lord settled this dispute, and then he turned to the Apostle who was soon to become prince of the sacred college, and said to him, "Simon, Satan hath desired to have you, that he may sift you as wheat. But I have prayed for thee, that...