What follows is from Hilaire Belloc’s collection of essays, First and Last (<<= free on Kindle). Not bad reading on this good saint’s feast day.
If there is one thing that people who are not Catholic have gone wrong upon more than another in the intellectual things of life, it is the conception of a Personality. They are muddled about it where their own little selves are concerned, they misappreciate it when they deal with the problems of society, and they have a very weak hold of it when they consider (if they do consider) the nature of Almighty God. [Read more…]