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Every society rests in the last resort on the recognition of common principles and common ideals, and if it makes no moral or spiritual appeal to the loyalty of its members, it must inevitably fall to pieces.

 
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  • Born: October 12, 1889
  • Died: May 25, 1970
  • Nationality: English
  • Profession: Historian

Christopher Henry Dawson FBA was a British independent scholar, who wrote many books on cultural history and Christendom. Dawson has been called "the greatest English-speaking Catholic historian of the twentieth century". The 1988–1989 academic year at the College of Europe was named in his honour.

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