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Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn—A World Split Apart

By James T. Majewski ( bio - articles - email ) | Jun 26, 2020 | In Catholic Culture Audiobooks (Podcast)

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“But the fight for our planet, physical and spiritual, a fight of cosmic proportions, is not a vague matter of the future; it has already started.”

Russian novelist Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn gave this Commencement Address at Harvard University on June 8, 1978. Almost line by line, Solzhenitsyn’s observations are prophetic. Especially in light of current events, Solzhenitsyn’s remarks are more clearly relevant than ever—perhaps even more so than at the time when they were first delivered. When men forget God, catastrophe for society is soon to follow.

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Full text: https://www.solzhenitsyncenter.org/a-world-split-apart

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James T. Majewski is Director of Customer Relations for CatholicCulture.org, the “voice” of Catholic Culture Audiobooks, and co-host of Criteria: The Catholic Film Podcast. Based in New York City, he holds both a BA in Philosophy and an MFA in Acting. See full bio.

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