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Gil Bailie Interviewed on The Patrick Coffin Show

  Recently Patrick Coffin released on YouTube and his website an interview with Gil Bailie recorded in the Fall of 2019. For those who know and follow our work the 80 minute interview offers a kind of primer as Patrick … Continue reading

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The terrorism of modern thought…

“A great many modern theologians succumb to the terrorism of modern thought and condemn without a hearing something they are not capable of experiencing even as ‘poetry’ any more – the final trace in the world of a spiritual intuition … Continue reading

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A Girard Christmas Card

This excerpt from the Hoover Institute’s Uncommon Knowledge series in which Peter Robinson interviews René Girard was recorded in 2010. We make it available at this time of year in celebration of the Christmas feast which also coincides with the … Continue reading

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Where All the Beauty Came From….

The sweetest thing in all my life has been the longing — to reach the Mountain, to find the place where all the beauty came from — my country … the place where I ought to have been born. Do … Continue reading

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Reciprocity and the Gift

Isn’t Christmas mainly an economic stimulus program? While cynics see the crass commercialism of the Christmas gift giving season, and the sentimental are drawn to the stories of Santa and the reindeer, or the manger with its shepherds and angels … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving…and a note from St. Hilary

There is so much for which we are grateful today: our families, our friends, our faith, and for all those who have inspired us and encouraged our efforts. We thank God for such blessings and we thank you for your … Continue reading

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Florilegium & Anthology

Thank you to those who have responded to our Fall Appeal so far! We are grateful to all who find our work worthy of support. In our annual appeal I listed a number of Gil Bailie’s earlier presentations that remain … Continue reading

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Fall Newsletter and Appeal for Support

We are adding to the annual mailbox stuffing of Black Friday Sales and appeals for support from worthy causes. If you are on any of our mailing lists please be on the look out for the Cornerstone Forum’s yearly ‘begging … Continue reading

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Remembering René Girard

René Girard passed from this life four years ago, leaving behind both an intellectual legacy and a wonderful example of a well-lived life. He changed my life in so many ways, for which I am deeply grateful. For those who … Continue reading

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Oxygen in the Room

      Where should we be focusing our attention in these days? Lets see…there is: the danger from foreign governments interfering in US elections the on going investigations of the President which may lead to an impeachment the human … Continue reading

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