Sanctifying the World: The Augustinian Life and Mind of Christopher Dawson, by Bradley J. Birzer.
The time is approaching when the cities become one city....It will be "a Babylon which sets its mark on the mind of every man and woman and imposes the same pattern of behaviour on every human activity." This new conformity will disrupt and attenuate the natural and divine order of grace, in which each thing uniquely has its place, gifts, and purpose. One can effectively label all of these creeping, adulterating forces “progressivism...” They result from “the unloosing of the powers of the abyss—the dark forces that have been chained by a thousand years of Christian civilization and which have been set free to conquer the world.”
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