Religion: Essays from Oxford

"It is one of the drawbacks of advancing years," writes Monsignor Ronald A. Knox, in his latest book, The Hidden Stream, "that you never feel quite sure to what extent the coming generation has abandoned the idols of your youth." Monsignor Knox, 65, might reassure himself by looking at his own popularity. A shy but witty man with an archly pure sense of scholarship, Roman Catholic Knox, in his tastes and in the clarity of his thinking harks back to the rigorous England of his youth. Yet a modern public which by & large...

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