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A Christian Patriot

EDWARD MARTVN AND THE IRISH THEATRE, by Sistcr Marie-Therese Courtney. (International Book Distributors, Sussex.) Tills erudite study of a Catholic who was one of the men who......

To The Holy Land With Fr. Felix

Sir Desmond Morton ONCE TO SINAI, by H. F. M. Prescott (Eyre and Spottiswoode, 30s.). E VERYONE who has read "Jerusalem Journey ", and that ought to be everyone who can read......

Lost In The

Ve1/11411011011011410V4VVVEVI DESERT T HIS time we start from Jerusalem. The circumstances of this pilgrimage are very differem from those obtain ing between Ulm and Palestine,......

Cheated And Stoned

H ERE begins the real journey home, which proves more alarming and more dangerous than the journey out. The sympathetic and helpful Elphahallo has returned to Jerusalem; the......

A Guide To Paganisms

LIVING RELIGIONS OF THE WORLD, by F. Spiegelberg (Thames & Hudson, 35s.). T° put all religions on the same basis, as if they could be classified according to the degree in which......

Ups And Downs Of A Poet

COLLECTED POEMS 1930-1955, by George Barker (Faber, 18s.). W HEN George Barker, ex-pupil of Brornpton Oratory School, writes of William Blake with "his bosom innumerably......

The Holy Family (le Benedict) A Painting By Charles Le...

rHARIFS I E BRUN was the official director of the arts under Louis XIV and it is well known that officialdom in art is fatal, certainly for the official and usually for the art......

;ii: Monks With The Gait Of Ghosts . .

,Reviewed by Neville Braybrooke A TIME TO KEEP SILENCE, by Patrick Leigh Fermor (Murray, 15s.). H ERE are three essays about the Cistercian Monastery of La Grande Trappe, the......

Light On Locke

By Fr. Thomas Corbishle y, Si. JOHN LOCKE: A Biography by Maurice Cranston (Lungmans, 42s.). I T seems strange at first sight that John Locke has only just been made a subject......

Alcu1n On The Latest Books

MONEY'S WORTH OF MIRACLES THE BOOK OF MIRACLES, by Zsolt, Aradi (Longmans Green, 188. 6d.). o NE is tempted to make the wet joke that " The Book of Miracles " is a miracle. For......

Two Looks At Venice

VENICE by Gabriel Faure (Nicholas Kaye, 35s.). VENICE by H. Decker (Thames & Hudson, 50s.). VENICE is one of the few cities of the world about which one could never publish too......

The Bulls Of Iberia By Angus Mcnabb (heinemann, 30s.).

RULL fighting may be classified as a,n acquired taste, hut both those who have developed such inclinations and the uninitiated will enjoy this book.......