Tag Archive: G.K. Chesterton

The Privilege of Little Words and Mighty Swords: Death, Love, Mystery, and Myth

Read this scholarly article by Bradley J. Birzer on the interconnection of death, love, mystery, and myth viewed through a Christological lens as exemplified in the works of G.K. Chesterton and T.S. Eliot.

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The Hitch in Readying to Meet…

Roughly separated in time by a century each, Sir James Boswell and Mr. GK Chesterton meet up in the hospital room of Christopher Hitchens, along with their various religious and cultural differences.

The Stories That Matter: Teaching History with Catholic Principles

Read this article about teaching history with Catholic principles, based on truth, charity, and balance, recognizing the vital importance of good story-telling.

Magic Must Have a Meaning: Chesterton, Lewis, and Tolkien in Elf-Land

Joseph Pearce, Catholic author and literary analyst, explores the common understanding of fantasy magic held by G.K. Chesterton, C.S. Lewis, and J.R.R. Tolkien.

On Adventure: A Letter to My Children

“You want to get your hands on the giant’s heart. You want to come home cradled in an eagle’s talons. You want to take a little coracle over the white wall of foam at the end of the world…Me too…”

Fighting the Long Defeat

“Why do our stories march on before us? Those who remember them oft times ignore us…”

Scour the Horse Anew: An Analysis of G.K. Chesterton’s Epic Poem “The Ballad of the White Horse”

Explore the many facets of “The Ballad of the White Horse”, G.K. Chesterton’s masterpiece that has been recognized as one of the last epic poems to be written in the English language.