Tag Archives: Chesterton

Book Review: The Complete Father Brown: Volume 2

The Complete Father Brown:  Volume 2, by G.K. Chesterton Having read the first volume of this selection, I was not surprised by the material that was found here and found that it followed the same lines in many cases.  A … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Complete Father Brown: Volume 1

The Complete Father Brown:  Volume 1, by G.K. Chesteron What kind of person would enjoy a book like this?  What kind of reader is this book aimed at?  Well, this volume (and a second one) is published by an imprint … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Annotated Innocence Of Father Brown

The Annotated Innocence Of Father Brown, by G.K. Chesterton This is less of a book in a unified sense than it is a collection of short stories, but as far as collections of short stories go it is certainly an … Continue reading

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Book Review: A History Of The United States

A History Of The United States, by Cecil Chesterton Although I am more familiar with the writings and thinking of the author’s brother, this particular book is a considerable achievement as a history of the United States from the point … Continue reading

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Book Review: Heretics

Heretics, by G.K. Chesterton I must admit that I did not know exactly what to expect with this book but that I was pleased with its content and approach.  Some books have a certain approach and this particular book did … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Everlasting Man

The Everlasting Man, by G.K. Chesterton This song is an easy one to enjoy but not necessarily a book that always makes its author come off in a positive light.  The author presents a trilemma between Roman Catholicism, classical heathenism, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Orthodoxy

Orthodoxy:  The Classic Account Of A Remarkable Christian Experience, by G.K. Chesterton I first heard of this book when I read a lost of 25 recommended books for Christians from a group that appeared to have close ties to monastic … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Universe According To G.K. Chesterton

The Universe According To G.K. Chesterton:  A Dictionary Of The Mad, Mundane, And Metaphysical, edited by Dale Ahlquist Admittedly, this book is a bit slight.  More to the point, this book is admitted to be a bit slight by the … Continue reading

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The Madness Of Calculators

[Note:  As I was in the middle of writing this particular entry, I found out about the death, likely by suicide, of Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington, at the age of 41.  While I had not intended on writing this … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Complete Thinker

The Complete Thinker:  The Marvelous Mind Of G.K. Chesterton, by Dale Ahlquist In reading this book there was the frequent feeling that the author was overselling his case in Chesterton’s greatness, and even more so in the greatness of the … Continue reading

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