What? You still haven’t registered for the 36th Annual Chesterton Conference, which…

is coming to Colorado Springs, Colorado July 27 – 29 on the campus of the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs. Speakers include (among others) Joseph Pearce, Fr. James Schall, David Mills (former editor of First Things), Christopher Check (President of Catholic Answers), author Regina Doman, Dale Ahlquist and Yr. Obdt. Svt. Don’t miss it if you [Read More…]

The 36th Annual American Chesterton Society Conference

is coming to Colorado Springs, Colorado July 27 – 29 on the campus of the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs. Speakers include (among others) Joseph Pearce, Fr. James Schall, David Mills (former editor of First Things), Christopher Check (President of Catholic Answers), author Regina Doman, Dale Ahlquist and Yr. Obdt. Svt. There’s still room so sign [Read More…]

July 4 is the Birthday of America, the Country Hosting the 36th Annual Chesterton Conference, which

is coming to Colorado Springs, Colorado July 27 – 29 on the campus of the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs. Speakers include (among others) Joseph Pearce, Fr. James Schall, David Mills (former editor of First Things), Christopher Check (President of Catholic Answers), author Regina Doman, Dale Ahlquist and Yr. Obdt. Svt. Show your patriotism for America, [Read More…]

Regina Doman and I had a good time yakking…

…about what we’ll be talking about at the 36th Annual Chesterton Conference on Connecting the Dots.  You can listen here. And don’t forget to sign up for the Conference.  It’s in Colorado Springs July 27-29! [Read more…]

Dale Ahlquist on the Chesterton Option

Like Chesterton, he pays generous compliment to Rod Dreher’s Benedict Option before (like me) disagreeing with it as fundamentally a theology of retreat and abandonment of the field instead what the gospel commands: the transformation of the world in Christ. What does he recommend instead? Work to become your own employer rather than someone else’s [Read More…]

News flash!

White House had a Communications Director! He just quit because who wouldn’t? Startling news for people amazed at the communications chaos pouring from the most incompetent Administration in US history. Meanwhile, I am reminded of Chesterton’s remark that the principle work of newspapers is announcing “Admiral Bangs is Dead!” to a world that never knew [Read More…]

Chesterton would have loved “Snow White”…

…sez Steve Greydanus.  I suspect he’s right.  Chesterton had an immense capacity for enjoying pretty much everything. Chesterton was a great defender of popular and even “vulgar” culture — the very change leveled by Lewis and Tolkien against Snow White. Take the following utterly typically Chestertonian sentiment, from All Things Considered: I believe firmly in [Read More…]

The American Chesterton Society could really use our support

If you can help them out with a financial contribution, please do.  They do such good work and are such a source of joy and light. [Read more…]

On Friday, Dale Ahlquist and I had a jolly time….

yakking on Connecting the Dots about the work of the American Chesterton Society: [Read more…]

If you are a fan of G.K. Chesterton….

…and want to see his work more widely known, then the American Chesterton Society is your friend. And they could really use your help right now. [Read more…]