Religion: Heroic Christianity

It is probable that a book modestly entitled Lettre aux Anglais (Letter to the English), of which the second French edition has just been published in Rio de Janeiro (it is not yet available in English), contains the first grand polemic produced by a Christian writer in World War II. Many books have surpassed Mein Kampf in reasoning and style; this one matches ts demonic energy with a spiritual blaze of equal force and infinitely greater sanity. The writer: Georges Bernanos, a French Catholic layman known to Americans as the author of a...

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