Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Might as well have opposed it

"it is not enough merely to be enlightened and in tune with history.  During the Reign of Terror, after having given good service to the Revolution, eight 'constitutional bishops' perished on the guillotine."

James Hitchcock, "The French connection:  the many parallels between France's Revolution and today's anti-Christian secularism," Touchstone 24, no 5 (September/October 2011), 35.