From the Winter, 1993 issue of Touchstone
Is <title>The End of the Old World Order by James L. Sauer

The End of the Old World Order

James L. Sauer on George Moncrieff-Scott’s Burke Street

Burke Street
by George Moncrieff-Scott
New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Books, 1989

One of the chief casualties of modernity has been our loss of the memory of things human and the breaking of our organic interconnection with the past. Modern capitalism engenders a rootlessness of ever-mobile professionals; socialism creates a hive-like urban proletariat. Modern industrialism does both. The civil life of the home, the small town, and the rural countryside have largely been replaced with life in the global slum or universal shopping mall. Johnson’s dictum that “he who is tired of London is tired of life” . . .


This article is only available to subscribers.

Login to Touchstone Online

Not a subscriber? Subscribe to Touchstone today for full online access. Over 30 years of content!

subscription options

Purchase
Online Subscription

Get a one-year full-access subscription to the Touchstone online archives for only $19.95. That's only $1.66 per month!

Purchase Print &
Online Subscription

Get six issues (one year) of Touchstone PLUS full online access for only $29.95. That's only $2.50 per month!

Transactions will be processed on the secure server of The Fellowship of St. James website, the publisher of Touchstone.

OR get a subscription to Touchstone to read on your Kindle for only $1.99 per month! (This option is KINDLE ONLY and does not include either print or online.)

Your subscription goes a long way to ensure that Touchstone is able to continue its mission of publishing quality Christian articles and commentary.


more from the online archives

18.3—April 2005

Book Worms

on Textbook Publishers Who Lie About Islam by Terry Graves

31.1—January/February 2018

Beggars Before Christ

on Taking the Measure of the Deserving & the Undeserving Poor by Martin Bordelon

14.6—July/August 2001

The Transformed Relics of the Fall

on the Fulfillment of History in Christ by Patrick Henry Reardon

Touchstone is published by

All content The Fellowship of St. James — 2018. All rights reserved.
Returns, refunds, and privacy policy.