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when we were dark

The Dark Ages. At the time, our forebears did not think it was all that dark, and they were only half wrong… …The world of a thousand years ago, then, had its centers of devotion and learning, islands in an … Continue reading

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cluny and the gall chatter

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. Look at two of the monasteries. First, Saint Gall in Switzerland, founded in the seventh century, and the home of a long line of learned and virtuous men. … Continue reading

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