Speaking of Chesterton

The Prophet Chesterton once remarked that journalism tends to give us the end of the story without giving us the beginning or middle. In his memorable phrase, newpapers are constantly announcing “Admiral Bangs is Dead!” to a world that never knew Admiral Bangs had been born.

I find myself in much the same position now, announcing “A winner in the Theology of the Body script contest has been selected!” to a world that never knew the Theology of the Body script contest had been held.

"I agree. I quit Facebook and the sun shines the brighter for it."

How I spent the an afternoon ..."
"Yeah, I agree--it does something negative to people--plays upon the darker fears. Interactions feel stilted ..."

How I spent the an afternoon ..."
"Yes, I'm Catholic. I do not disdain doctrine, I have a degree in theology. Christianity ..."

How I spent the an afternoon ..."
"Based on the tone of his post, it appears he has."

How I spent the an afternoon ..."

Browse Our Archives

Follow Us!


What Are Your Thoughts?leave a comment