Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Read "The Path to Rome" by Hilaire Belloc

He walked to Rome from France. A true story. A fabulous read. Get your copy here.


  1. He and another English Priest were renowned in their days, Fr Robert Hugh Benson. I'm reading Fr Benson's book called "The Paradoxes of Catholicism". :D

  2. "My whole mind was taken up and transfigured by this collective act, and I saw for a moment the Catholic Church quite plain, and I remembered Europe, and the centuries."

    The Path to Rome, full text: http://www.archive.org/details/pathtorome00belliala

    The Path to Rome second-hand, cheap: http://www.abebooks.com/servlet/SearchResults?an=belloc&sts=t&tn=path+rome&x=0&y=0

    Calvin, Belloc wasn't a priest if that's what you mean. But thanks for the recommendation: I see The Paradoxes of Catholicism is on archive.org and I will now read it!

    The Paradoxes of Catholicism, full text: