Saturday “Text & Talk” Sessions Begin April 13

In Remembrance of Dr. James Patrick: His Insights, Thought, and Teaching

NOTE FROM THE CHAIRMAN Friends and Patrons of the Lewis Tolkien Society:  As Dr. Patrick would say, we’re still in the business of saving Western Civilization. In that unflagging, irrepressible spirit, I’m writing to affirm that every program you’ve loved—every program Dr. P cared about, stood for, and set in place, continues. Specifically that means:
  • Text & Talk on Saturdays
  • The Lewis Tolkien Society dinner in November
  • Rofters (Readers of First Things)
  • Annual honorary lectures, such as the Thomas More, Thomas Howard, and John Henry Newman lectures.
Dr. Patrick’s presence is keenly felt in programs featuring a lineup of scholars and speakers who knew and admired him. Join us to meet the people, share the ideas, and continue ...
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God Permits Evil

Thus says the LORD to His anointed, Cyrus,
whose right hand I grasp,
subduing nations before Him,
and making kings run in His service,
opening doors before him
and leaving the gates unbarred:
For the sake of Jacob, my servant,
of Israel, my chosen one, Isaiah 45:1, ...
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/ Dr. Patrick, Thoughts on Gospel

THE 42nd LEWIS TOLKIEN DINNER

Community Center of Christ the King Catholic Church 8017 Preston Rd, Dallas 75225 7 p.m. Check-in - Black tie optional Click Here to Reserve Your Seat or Table ...
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/ Authors, Featured

Can Faith Survive Socialism?

The obvious answer is no.   But first, what is socialism?  At the heart of socialism as a political movement from the beginning was distrust of individualism and a complementary conviction that the conceiving of culture as a collective whole organized ...
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/ Dr. Patrick, Text&Talk

Reading the Letters of the Apostle Peter

Four Classes: September 24th, October 2nd, October 9th, October 16th, 7 p.m. This is a Zoom only class.  Attend by clicking on this link ...
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/ Dr. Patrick, Events, Featured

The Working Class and Others

One definition is: those who have nothing to sell but their labor.  But this immediately degenerates into an unmanageable ambiguity.    This is not simply the lineman and plumber; it may include the computer programmer and the bank clerk and the ...
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/ Dr. Patrick, Text&Talk

Wrong Order

Last week it was suggested that everything matters because everything is properly an expression of the order of God’s own glory, with glory identified as the transcendent ground not only of ideas but of every event, action, and object, its ...
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/ Dr. Patrick, Text&Talk

Glory

We beheld His Glory the glory as of the Only Son of the Father.                                                                       I John 1: 1    We were witnesses to His majesty.  For when He  received honor and glory from God the Father and the voice ...
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/ Dr. Patrick, Thoughts on Gospel