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The Persecution of Religion by G. K. Chesterton

(Collected Works, Volume xxxiii, The Illustrated London News 1923-1925, Ignatius Press, 1990, pp. 286-290) Most of us feel something rather arresting, not to say alarming, about the case of the man who was locked up in a lunatic asylum for eight … Continue reading

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The Boondock Saints Prayer: The Family Prayer

The Boondock Saints Prayer a.k.a. the Family prayer:  And Shepherds we shall be For thee, my Lord, for thee. Power hath descended forth from Thy hand Originally posted 2011-11-23 19:26:44. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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Quick Guide to Christian Depth: Killing Superficial Christianity

 Following Christ and being ignorant about life, philosophy, and articles of faith is completely incompatible for modern man. In this age of information, ignorance is unacceptable, and superficiality about life and God, insufferable. Do something about this now…  Here is … Continue reading

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The Return of the Angels by G. K. Chesterton

I write these remarks with one great hope, that of arousing controversy. It is really a singular matter that amid all the talk of the great work of physical science and its alleged victory over religious dogmatism, no one has … Continue reading

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Compulsory Education and the Monkey Trial by G. K. Chesterton

My remarks last week about the Dayton controversy were written just before, though they were published just after, the sensational news of the sad death of Mr. Bryan. Originally posted 2011-10-18 10:52:10. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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Faith and Reason Quotes

Here are some great quotes on faith and reason: Faith and reason are like two wings on which the human spirit rises to the contemplation of truth; and God has placed in the human heart a desire to know the … Continue reading

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A Defense of Nonsense by G.K Chesterton

There are two equal and eternal ways of looking at this twilight world of ours: we may see it as the twilight of evening or the twilight of morning; we may think of anything, down to a fallen acorn, as … Continue reading

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A Defence of Humility by G.K. Chesterton

The act of defending any of the cardinal virtues has to-day all the exhilaration of a vice. Moral truisms have been so much disputed that they have begun to sparkle like so many brilliant paradoxes. And especially (in this age of … Continue reading

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Upon This Rock by G.K. Chesterton

To a Roman Catholic the Roman Catholic Church is simply the Christian religion; the gift of Christ to St. Peter and his successors of a right to answer at all times all questions about what it really is; a thing … Continue reading

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The Runaway Abbot by G. K. Chesterton- Thomas Aquinas

Some miles from the monastery of Monte Cassino stood a great crag or cliff, standing up like a pillar of the Apennines. It was crowned with a castle that bore the name of The Dry Rock, and was the eyrie … Continue reading

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