50 Chesterton books for $1.99 is a steal

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The Atlantic has a piece calling for Chesterton’s canonization

Anything that starts this way: If the Catholic Church makes G. K. Chesterton a saint—as an influential group of Catholics is proposing it should—the story of his enormous coffin may become rather significant. Symbolic, even parabolic. Chesterton’s coffin was too huge, you see, to be carried down the stairs of his house in Beaconsfield, its occupant [Read More…]

Chesterton: A Spirit of Vatican II Bibliography

A bit of silliness over at the Register. [Read more…]

Read about the Marriage of Hudge and Gudge in the Prophet Chesterton 100 years ago

Read about it in Rolling Stone today. Here: [Read more…]

Dale Ahlquist Replies…

… to the silly Puritan attempt to deny the sanctity of Chesterton based on his enjoyment of food and drink. Shouting “Fatso!” is a curiously favored tactic of two classes of people in my experience: Reactionaries and schoolyard children.  I don’t know why somebody would use it to try to stop the no-brainer belief that [Read More…]

God Won’t Let Fat People into Heaven…

…according to New Puritans who think Chesterton was too portly to be a saint. It’s moments like this that the influence of American Puritanism on American Catholicism makes me just want to roll my eyes. It’s an odd thing. One of the constant refrains I run into from both uber-Trads *and* Total Pelvic Liberty Progressives [Read More…]

When People Stop Believing in God…

…they believe in anything. St. Paul gets it right in Romans 1:20 and following: that paganism is not the soil from which springs monotheism as a final refinement, but that monotheism came first and paganism was a declension and falling away from what we knew in the morning of the world–and still know in our [Read More…]

It’s a Chesterton Bonanza!

No.  I’m not talking about the Lost Episode when Chesterton took over Dan Blocker’s role as Hoss.  I’m talking about 50 Chesterton books for $1.99 on Kindle.  That’s not $1.99 each.  That’s $1.99 total. Tolle, lege! Plus, great Christmas present! [Read more…]

G.K. Chesterton introduces himself

This promises to be a fun series from Chuck Chalberg over at the wonderfully named EpicPew site: [Read more…]

Why History Should Replace Economics

Because history is about the free choices of human beings and a lot of economics is about the myth that human beings are robots who respond only to inexorable laws. It’s one thing to talk about statistical averages. It’s another to extrapolate from them that man is homo economicus. The Prophet Chesterton gets it right: [Read More…]