Old Landmarks

Flee to the Fields: The Founding Papers of the Catholic Land Movement
with an original Preface by Hilaire Belloc, and a new Introduction by Dr. Tobias Lanz
Norfolk, Virginia: IHS Press, 2003
(153 pages; $16.95, paperback)

The Church and the Land
by Fr. Vincent McNabb; Preface by William Fahey
Norfolk, Virginia: IHS Press, 2003
(187 pages; $14.95, paperback)

reviewed by Addison H. Hart

Long either entirely neglected or badly misinterpreted—sometimes regarded as a form of “socialism” by those espousing laissez faire capitalism and as too “capitalistic” by those espousing this or that variety of socialism—distributism “may be described as a social disposition . . .

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Addison H. Hart is retired from active ministry as parish priest and university chaplain. He is the author of Knowing Darkness: On Skepticism, Melancholy, Friendship, and God and The Yoke of Jesus: A School for the Soul in Solitude (both from Eerdmans). His forthcoming book is a study of the Sermon on the Mount. He lives and writes in Norheimsund, Norway.

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