Dr. Alice von Hildebrand

The Caricature of Democracy

By Alice von Hildebrand

Dedicated by the author to Bob Luddy. In our culture, the word “democracy” has been granted a dignity that rivals the one that used to be... (Read more)

Reverence: the mother of all virtues

By Alice von Hildebrand

One of the many ethical gems that Plato has left us is to be found in his last work: "The Laws" – a work alas often neglected by scholars. Born in... (Read more)

Recalling a Hero

By Alice von Hildebrand

How easily do we forget! How easily do heroes who should be our role model for today are classified in historical documents which we file and then... (Read more)

The gift of friendship

By Alice von Hildebrand

Which one of us would not agree with Schiller who, in his Ode to Joy, writes that he who leaves this earth without ever having had a real friend,... (Read more)

Discrimination on trial

By Alice von Hildebrand

“Woe to those  who call evil good and good evil Who put darkness for light And light for darkness …” Isaiah  5:20 These words of... (Read more)

The saints and offenses

By Alice von Hildebrand

Alas, rare are those among us that have never been offended by our fellow men. The most fortunate are usually those who are in the background... (Read more)

Omosessualità

By Alice von Hildebrand

Hell is the place where love is banished. Understandably, the Evil one not only loathes the very word, but moreover, animated by his deadly... (Read more)

Woman and Redemption

By Alice von Hildebrand

Dedicated to his Eminence, Raymond Cardinal Burke Any reverent reading of Genesis sheds abundant light on the key role played by woman in... (Read more)
Dedicated to Bob LuddyIf anyone came to me with the following request: what is the book on spiritual life that you would recommend not only for... (Read more)

Deafeated by pleasure

By Alice von Hildebrand

That pleasure – that is physical satisfaction – plays an enormous role in our lives, is already strongly manifested in small children. Give... (Read more)