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Jon Gabriel is an editor-in-chief at Ricochet and columnist covering diverse subjects including policy, politics, and pop culture. Published in the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, the New York Post, the Arizona Republic, and other publications.
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How the Irish Saved Civilization
The Untold Story of Ireland's Heroic Role From the Fall of Rome to the Rise of Medieval Europe (The Hinges of History)
Thomas Cahill - Feb 01, 1996 (first published in 1995)
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From the fall of Rome to the rise of Charlemagne - the "dark ages" - learning, scholarship, and culture disappeared from the European continent. The great heritage of western civilization - from the Greek and Roman classics to Jewish and Christian works - would have been utterly lost were it not for the holy men and women of unconquered Ireland. In...
Jon Gabriel
Dec 16, 2020
@StudiosShelly Great book! And totally agree. Was just reading up on the Byzantines; toward the end they started getting super autocratic.      source
The Voyage of the 'Dawn Treader'
C. S. Lewis - Jul 01, 1994 (first published in 1952)
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The Dawn Treader will take you places you never dreamed existed. NARNIA... the world of wicked dragons and magic spells, where the very best is brought out of even the worst people, where anything can happen (and most often does)... and where the adventure begins.The Dawn Treader is the first ship Narnia has seen in centuries. King Caspian has buil...
Jon Gabriel
Aug 14, 2020
@NathanWurtzel My favorite book of the series. Never saw the movie, tho.      source
G. K. Chesterton - Jul 25, 2011 (first published in 1908)
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G. K. Chesterton wrote of Orthodoxy that it represented an attempt 'to state the philosophy in which I have come to believe' and to do so 'in a vague and personal way, in a set of mental pictures rather than in a series of deductions'. For most of its readers, it is the wittiest and most rollicking defence of the Christian faith ever written. Antic...
Jon Gabriel
Mar 23, 2018
@JonahNRO Was thinking of adding a great quote but the whole book is a great quote.      source
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