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The podcast where we talk about all things Chesterton, which includes everything, and everything else. Learn more about Chesterton, his life, his books, his way of thinking.

Uncommon Sense Society of GK Chesterton

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The podcast where we talk about all things Chesterton, which includes everything, and everything else. Learn more about Chesterton, his life, his books, his way of thinking.

    The Escape from Paganism – Stuart McCullough

    The Escape from Paganism – Stuart McCullough

    What causes someone to go from being a radical right-wing nationalist to a faithful Catholic and charitable fundraiser? The answer is G.K. Chesterton. This is the story of Stuart McCullough, who went on to found the Catholic G.K. Chesterton Society. Listen to Stuart's inspirational story of how Chesterton changed his life.

    • 26 min
    The Best Conference Ever – Dale Ahlquist

    The Best Conference Ever – Dale Ahlquist

    ChesterCon21 is LIVE and back in person (and virtual) this summer! The theme of the 40th Annual G.K. Chesterton Conference is The Laughing Prophet: Finding Hope and Joy in this Crazy World. Why this theme? And what will you experience at this year’s conference? Dale Ahlquist answers these questions and more in this episode of Uncommon Sense.

    • 8 min
    C.S. Lewis and G.K. Chesterton – Alan C. Duncan

    C.S. Lewis and G.K. Chesterton – Alan C. Duncan

    Did you know that G.K. Chesterton had a profound influence on C.S. Lewis? Much of what Lewis wrote was inspired by what he read by Chesterton. Alan C. Duncan has gone through Lewis’ original manuscripts and documented the proof! In this episode of Uncommon Sense, we get to discuss with Alan the book he recently completed, Gilbert & Jack: What C.S. Lewis Found Reading G.K. Chesterton.

    • 33 min
    Why Does God Allows Evil? – Eric DeMeuse

    Why Does God Allows Evil? – Eric DeMeuse

    Have you ever asked yourself why God allows evil? Do you have an answer but you just can’t articulate it? In this episode, we seek the help of a brilliant Chesterton headmaster, Eric DeMeuse, from the Chesterton Academy of Milwaukee where he also teaches theology. In our conversation, we not only explore tough theological mysteries, we show how theology can be taught through literature.

    • 43 min
    Creating a Culture of Gift – John Smith

    Creating a Culture of Gift – John Smith

    Meet our new Director of Development, John Smith. John is passionate about creating a culture of gift. What does that mean exactly? In this episode, we break down the philosophy of giving and why it plays a significant role in Christian life.

    • 36 min
    Chesterton on Easter – Dale Ahlquist

    Chesterton on Easter – Dale Ahlquist

    The Easter mystery, the Resurrection of the Body, and Chesterton’s short poem, “The Donkey," are all part of this Uncommon Sense episode featuring Chesterton Society President Dale Ahlquist.

    • 19 min

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