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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

    • Education
    • 4.6 • 72 Ratings

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 Emancipation of Domesticity Essay by G.K. Chesterton

    The Emancipation of Domesticity Essay by G.K. Chesterton

    Nancy Brown reads The Emancipation of Domesticity (and fractures the French sentence it contains) from the G.K. Chesterton book What's Wrong with the World, Part III: Feminism, or, the Mistake about Woman.

    Next week, Nancy, Noel and Susan will discuss this essay, so if you want to be prepared, listen to this first!

    chesterton.org

    • 16 min
    Chesterton and the Power of Satire - Babylon Bee

    Chesterton and the Power of Satire - Babylon Bee

    Kyle Mann, Editor-in-Chief, The Babylon Bee

    The secular left is killing satire by turning reality into a parody of itself and by censoring satirists they don’t like. And they accomplish the latter by mischaracterizing satire as misinformation. What would Chesterton say?

    Summer Conference, 2021, Lisle, IL

    chesterton.org

    • 32 min
    Irrational Optimism and Chesterton’s Theology of the Ordinary

    Irrational Optimism and Chesterton’s Theology of the Ordinary

    Irrational Optimism and Chesterton’s Theology of the Ordinary
    Lydia Webster, Boyce College, Louisville, KY
    This Chesterton scholar discusses how irrational optimism is not mere positive thinking, but a powerful manifestation of the Christian virtues of hope and love.

    Summer 2021 Conference Lisle, IL

     chesterton.org

    • 19 min
    A New Chesterton Academy in Iraq - Archbishop Warda

    A New Chesterton Academy in Iraq - Archbishop Warda

    Learn about the Archbishop’s exciting vision to save Christianity in post-ISIS Iraq by serving families who courageously remain in their homeland.

    From the Annual Chesterton Conference in July, 2021 Lisle, IL

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    • 23 min
    UncommonSense/Pints with Chesterton: Manalive Book 2 Chapter 4 & 5

    UncommonSense/Pints with Chesterton: Manalive Book 2 Chapter 4 & 5

    The Conclusion of Manalive!

    Pints with Chesterton's Marie and Grace finish reading Manalive. This week we’re finishing through Book 2 of Manalive , reading the final chapters, “The Wild Weddings; or, the Polygamy Charge” and “How the Great Wind Went from Beacon House”.

    pintswithchesterton.com

    chesterton.org

    A joint project of the Society of G.K. Chesterton's UncommonSense podcast and Pints with Chesterton.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    UncommonSense/Pints with Chesterton: Manalive Book 2 Chapter 3

    UncommonSense/Pints with Chesterton: Manalive Book 2 Chapter 3

    Pints with Chesterton's Marie and Grace continue through Manalive… This week they read and discuss Book 2 Chapter 3, The Round Road; or, The Desertion Charge.

    pintswithchesterton.com

    chesterton.org

    A joint project of the Society of G.K. Chesterton's UncommonSense podcast and Pints with Chesterton.

    • 1 hr

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
72 Ratings

72 Ratings

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Insightful and compelling

A very fun listen that is engaging and hopeful

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A once edifying & invigorating podcast now gone to pot. Sad. If only “Uncommon Sense” had had more common sense.

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Worth listening!

Can you tell us what sources the Chesterton quotes come from?
Such a fun podcast. I love learning more about Chesterton, and you make it easy with this podcast.

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