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The Two Cities: The Crisis of Modernity

Welcome to the concluding lectures of The Two Cities: A History of Christian Politics: The Crisis of Modernity. Going from the Industrial Revolution, the rise of ideologies (Capitalism, Socialism, and Fascism), the French Revolution, the First Vatican Council, both World Wars, to renewal and turmoil at the Second Vatican Council

  • Featuring over 6 hours of dynamic lectures from Andrew Willard Jones, professor at Franciscan University of Steubenville and author of Before Church and State.

Course Outline

The Age of Ideology

  •  The Industrial Revolution
  • Ideology and Liberalism
  • Socialism and Nationalism

The Church Against Modernism

  • Alliance of Throne and Altar and "Mass Politics"
  • Kulturkampf and Vatican I
  • The Formulation of the Church's Social Doctrine

The Two World Wars

  • World War I
  • World War II

Renewal: Vatican II and the New Evangelization

  • Vatican II - Part 1
  • Vatican II - Part 2
  • Turmoil and Confusion
  • The New Evangelization


  • Concluding Interview w/ Dr. Andrew Willard Jones