By James V. Schall, S.J.
St. Augustine’s Press, 2014 (February)
$22.00, 192 pages
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As the Christmas season comes to a close as the Epiphany nears, the essay “A Remaining Christmas,” by Hilaire Belloc, came across my desk. In it, Belloc describes the Christmas traditions that took place in his own home in the English countryside in the early years of the last century. The essay is the subject of a chapter in Remembering Belloc, a wonderful collection of essays by Jesuit Father James Schall, who has been reading and writing about Belloc for half a century.
The Christmas essay, writes Father Schall, “is about a place wherein the...READ MORE