Salvation History

LH-IX. The Lord of History and His Parousia

by Msgr. Eugene Kevane  ©2003 The Miriam Press. All Rights Reserved IX. The Lord of History and His Parousia The philosophy of history is fundamentally a corollary of the doctrine of Creation, always taught by the metaphysics of Christian Philosophy,... Read More

LH-VIII. Intellectual Victory Over Modernism

by Msgr. Eugene Kevane ©2003 The Miriam Press. All Rights Reserved VIII. Intellectual Victory Over Modernism The phenomenon of Modernism in religion may seem at first sight irrelevant in a discussion of the philosophy of history. Exactly the opposite... Read More

LH-VII. Modernity as Apostasy from God

by Msgr. Eugene Kevane ©2003 The Miriam Press. All Rights Reserved VII. Modernity as Apostasy from God It is this philosophy of history, then, with ears to hear rather than eyes to see, which the renewal of Christian Philosophy carries with it into the... Read More

LH-VI. The Philosophy of History in Christian Philosophy

by Msgr. Eugene Kevane ©2003 The Miriam Press. All Rights Reserved VI. The Philosophy of History in Christian Philosophy The categories “Ancient,” “Medieval” and “Modern,” then, stand revealed as nothing but philosophical constructs. Historical... Read More

LH-V. The Emergence of Post-Modern Thinking

by Msgr. Eugene Kevane ©2003 The Miriam Press. All Rights Reserved V. The Emergence of Post-Modern Thinking The fact that a different kind of thinking has been growing gradually in the 20th Century, bearing witness to the dated character of Modernity... Read More

LH-IV. The Modern View of History

by Msgr. Eugene Kevane ©2003 The Miriam Press. All Rights Reserved IV. The Modern View of History Petrarch, historians commonly agree, was the first to see history differently.1 He recognized with St. Augustine that history is constituted by the succession... Read More

LH-III. The Patristic Understanding of History

by Msgr. Eugene Kevane ©2003 The Miriam Press. All Rights Reserved III. The Patristic Understanding of History Thought about the fact and the meaning of this succession in time was an essential component of Catholic intellectual life from the beginning.1... Read More

LH-II. Hebrew and Christian Historical Understanding

by Msgr. Eugene Kevane ©2003 The Miriam Press. All Rights Reserved II. Hebrew and Christian Historical Understanding Christian culture is the historic reality which succeeds in the West to the Graeco-Roman culture of classical antiquity.1 It is affiliated... Read More

LH-1. History and Philosophy in the Classical Culture

by Msgr. Eugene Kevane ©2003 The Miriam Press. All Rights Reserved I. History and Philosophy in the Classical Culture The capacity for history is a mark of the human. History begins as each human being’s own personal history. Each carries a personal... Read More

The Lord of History – Introduction

by Msgr. Eugene Kevane. ©2003 The Miriam Press. All Rights Reserved The General Catechetical Directory is lucid and categorical about the first principle of method in religious education. Its paragraph No. 40 states: “Jesus Christ, the incarnate Word... Read More

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