Read MoreAfter years of waiting and wishing for someone to start a book club near me, I decided, sometime last summer, that the task was mine. So I sent an email, inviting a few friends to join me for a discussion of one of my favorite...
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In Defense of Sanity: The Best Essays of G.K. Chesterton I’ve been meaning to read more Chesterton, and wow, is this ever a great way to do that! It’s a collection of 67 essays, ranging from the highly hilarious to the deeply thoughtful. It’s a...Read More
Read MoreIn 1905, G.K. Chesterton wrote, in Heretics, People wonder why the novel is the most popular form of literature; people wonder why it is read more than books of science or books of metaphysics. The reason is very simple; it is merely that the novel...
I love Uncommon Sense. So much, in fact, that I try to contribute a Mary Minute for each show (been a big fail on that of late, though). On a recent episode, an interview with American Chesterton Society president Dale Ahlquist on Morning Air was...Read More
Part of my Orthodoxy blogging – Find the entire series here Nine short chapters, according to my copy (though I didn’t blog about the introduction in this series), and here we are, at the final chapter. As I read it, I found myself wondering how...Read More
Part of my Orthodoxy blogging – Find the entire series here This chapter had me from the very beginning: It is customary to complain of the bustle and strenuousness of our epoch. But in truth the chief mark of our epoch is a profound laziness...Read More
Part of my Orthodoxy blogging – Find the entire series here With every passing chapter, I find myself loving Chesterton more and more. This chapter, in particular, made me consider what little I know about the political climate and, instead of my usual eyeroll response,...Read More