Religion: These Are the Days!

Ah, for the Middle Ages and the Age of Faith, sighs many a modern Catholic, when the undivided Church was the warp and the woof of daily life, when men and not machines were the makers and doers. Nonsense, said the Rev. Walter J. Ong, S.J. last week to the 14th annual Spring Symposium of the Catholic Renascence Society in Manhattan. Today, according to Father Ong, an assistant professor of English at St. Louis University, is more an Age of Faith than the 13th century ever was.

''To think of a time when most of the human race had no contact whatsoever...

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