Be sure to click on the green text which will take you to some excellent articles about Carl Schmitt by Donald Powell and the well-known author Padraic Colum (among the books of whom The Children’s Homer is a favorite among homeschooling families especially!)
I happen to be sitting within arm’s reach of The Children’s Homer right now… so I feel a special connection to this fellow!
Meanwhile I am still stewing over Donald Powell’s article which you may find here
His opening line:
I charge flatly and bluntly that his fellow Catholics are enemies of Schmitt, his family and what he stands for. Here is my case.
Take a look. Although written for The Catholic Worker, in December 1934 I think Powell’s indictment of Catholics with respect to their support for the “Catholic artist” still holds true. Very sad! The same incriminating argument could be made against Catholics in general for their less than enthusiastic support for Catholic classical education in America.
For example there really ought to be a Lyceum every 7 miles or so!
Meanwhile here is a lovely painting…