Religion in the Soviet Union: What Culture’s Literature Can Explain about its Society. Part 3 of 3

The Soviet Union was not a nation that cared too much for dissenters of its engineered state philosophy of communism. In fact, when Boris Pasternak attempted to get his book Doctor Zhivago published by Novy Mir they rejected the title claiming that the “author’s point of view was incompatible with the spirit of the revolution and the …

Continue reading Religion in the Soviet Union: What Culture’s Literature Can Explain about its Society. Part 3 of 3

Frankenstein and The Danger of Rebellion from Tradition

Nicholas wanted me to write a piece on Frankenstein and the Prometheus. However, I came across this great post written by Fr. Hogan. Fr. Hogan writes, "Frankenstein's relevance for us today is all too clear. If Mary Shelley was concerned about man playing God in the early decades of the 19th century, she would be …

Continue reading Frankenstein and The Danger of Rebellion from Tradition