Saint Chesterton?

C.S. Lewis and Friends

As an investigation into the life of Catholic apologist G.K. Chesterton nears a close, admirers of the English writer voiced hope that his sainthood cause could soon be opened. “Chesterton stands up as that saint […]

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The Meaning of Education According to Fr. Schall and G. K. Chesterton

C.S. Lewis and Friends

The antidote to pride is of course humility and the fruit of humility is gratitude. Expressing such gratitude, G. K. Chesterton, in a poem titled “Evening,” writes: Here dies another day During which I have […]

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G.K. Chesterton’s Philosophy in 3 Words

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Chuck Chalberg has written an article on G.K. Chesterton, summarizing his philosophy in three words: If one were to capture G.K. Chesterton’s philosophy to just a few words, it could be done in this sentence: […]

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G.K. Chesterton on Art and the Image of God

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Melissa Cain Travis, who teaches at Houston Baptist University, often has great things to say. I was not surprised when she recently wrote an article on the greater writer G.K. Chesterton. In The Everlasting Man, […]

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5 Big Things To Know And Celebrate About G.K. Chesterton

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I really enjoy reading G.K. Chesterton. He is both wise and witty. Gracy Olmstead has written a post for The Federalist on what you need to know about Chesterton. Reading G.K. Chesterton’s work is a bit […]

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The Hell of Perpetual Happiness

G.K. Chesterton

In 1911, English writer, philosopher, and theologian G. K. Chesterton published a Father Brown mystery entitled The Three Tools of Death. In the tale, an ex-alcoholic named Armstrong runs a sort-of Cult of Happiness. He […]

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G.K. Chesterton Predicted a Battle Within the Church

C.S. Lewis and Friends

Sam Guzman has written an interesting article on G.K. Chesterton and his prediction about battles about sexual morality within the Roman Catholic Church. G.K. Chesterton had an uncanny gift for prophecy. It wasn’t mystical necessarily. […]

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G.K. Chesterton on Patriotism

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This is a time when people are reflecting on issues of faith and patriotism. Jerry Salyer has written an article that looks to Chesterton in these confusing times. The nature of patriotism is – or […]

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Chesterton and the Power of Paradox

C.S. Lewis and Friends

One of the great influences on C.S. Lewis was G.K. Chesterton. However, Chesterton should be read for his own sake and not just for what he meant to Lewis. Joseph Pearce has written an interesting […]

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Orthodoxy

I finally got around to reading G.K. Chesterton’s Orthodoxy. I have seen this book quoted about as much as any other book.  Once you read the book, you understand why everyone quotes it.  I had […]

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