Tag Archive: Europe

The Pleasure of His Majesty: Kingship in the Works of the Inklings

“Their kings are neither the figureheads with which we are familiar in everyday life nor the all-powerful despots the modern mind conjures up…Rather, they are mythic figures of romance, images, like their prototypes of Arthur and Charlemagne, of Christ the King.”

“Stand, Men of the West!”: The Virtue of Chivalry in Middle Earth

Read how The Lord of the Rings brings to the fore elements of medieval symbolism and the virtue of chivalry.

A-Hunting We Will Go: The Historic Heraldry and Spiritual Symbolism of the Hunt

Charles A. Coulombe, Catholic historian and author, explores the ceremonial traditions and spiritual symbolism behind hunting in Western Civilization.

The Coronation of Charlemagne

Immerse yourself in this dramatization of the coronation of Charlemagne, one of the most important events in the history of Christendom.

Magna Carta: A Thoroughly British Affair

Read this fascinating article about Magna Carta, the document that has ties not only to England but also the whole of the British Isles and Europe as well.

A Hallowed Eve: The Spiritual and Cultural Traditions of Halloween

Learn about the many spiritual and cultural traditions of Halloween from both Pagan and Christian sources.

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