Chesterton… the “romance” of orthodoxy

This is the thrilling romance of Orthodoxy. People have fallen into a foolish habit of speaking of orthodoxy as something


humility, modesty, and doubting the Truth

But what we suffer from to-day is humility in the wrong place. Modesty has moved from the organ of ambition.


Chesterton: Mysticism keeps us sane

Protestants seem to lack mysticism. We go to Sunday church to hear a sermon and then leave. Catholics find mystery


Can we have a Tradition-Free Christianity?

In my essay in From Fear to Faith, I whimsically start at the beginning, with Jesus. I also mention our


G.K. Chesterton on the Memorial of the Immaculate Heart of Mary

“THE honour given to Mary as the Mother of God is, among a thousand other things, a very perfect example


Quote of the Day – Heresies

Gotta think about this one a while When the old Liberals removed the gags from all the heresies, their idea


Chesterton on the Democracy of the Dead

But there is one thing that I have never from my youth up been able to understand. I have never


Quote of the Day: Chesterton and the male libido

‎”About sex especially men are born unbalanced; we might almost say men are born mad. They scarcely reach sanity till