The Counter-Revolution and Temporal Society

February 18, 2021

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CHAPTER XI

The Counter-Revolution and Temporal Society

The Counter-Revolution and temporal society is a theme that has been treated in depth from various standpoints in many valuable studies. This study, since it cannot encompass the entire subject, restricts itself to giving the more general principles of a counter-revolutionary temporal order1 and to analyzing the relations between the Counter-Revolution and some of the major organizations that fight to better the temporal order.

St. Peter promoted devotion to the Sacred Heart.1. The Counter-Revolution and Social Organizations

Within temporal society, there are numerous organizations dedicated to dealing with the social question and having in view, either directly or indirectly, the same supreme end as the Counter-Revolution: the establishment of the Reign of Our Lord Jesus Christ. Given this community of ends,2 it is necessary to study the relations between the Counter-Revolution and these organizations.

1See especially Part I, Chapter 7,2.
2See Part II, Chapter 12, 7.

Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira, Revolution and Counter-Revolution (York, Penn.: The American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family, and Property, 1993), Part II, Chapter XI, pg. 107-108.

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