A BBC video series hosted by J.M. Roberts, author of The New Penguin History of the World. Episodes: Dangerous Gifts A New Direction The Heart of the West The World’s Debate…
What is Europe? What is Western Civilization? Some matter for thought here.
Find Episode 1 of Kenneth Clark’s ‘Civilization’ here.
Whether we understand the genesis of Western Civilization as begun with the Greeks or the Church, we have an idea of what it is and is not. Enemies of Western Civilization still exist as they have throughout the history of our culture. Oddly, many of them were raised in the privilege of the western experience, proving the axiom that “civilizations are conquered from within long before they succumb to the enemies from without”.