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Chesterton and Orthodoxy | Carl E. Olson and Dale Ahlquist | Ignatius Insight Podcast | May 21, 2008

The editor of Ignatius Insight and the President of the American Chesterton Society talk about the 100th anniversary of G. K. Chesterton's great book, Orthodoxy, the upcoming 27th Annual Chesterton Conference, and some soon-to-be available audio versions of Orthodoxy and Father Brown mysteries. 21 minutes.

(NOTE: David W. Fagerberg is incorrectly identified in the podcast as "Donald Fagerberg." David is the author of The Size of Chesterton's Catholicism (University of Notre Dame, 1998), and is on the editorial board of the Chesterton Review and is a contributing editor to Gilbert Magazine. He teaches theology at the University of Notre Dame.)

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Dale Ahlquist is the president and co-founder of the American Chesterton Society. He is the creator and host of the Eternal Word Television Network series, "G.K. Chesterton: The Apostle of Common Sense" on EWTN. Dale is the author of G.K. Chesterton: Apostle of Common Sense and, most recently, Common Sense 101: Lessons From G.K. Chesterton.

Dale is also the publisher of Gilbert Magazine, author of The Chesterton University Student Handbook, editor of The Gift of Wonder: The Many Sides of G.K. Chesterton, and associate editor of the Collected Works of G.K. Chesterton (Ignatius). He has been called "one of the most respected Chesterton scholars in the world" and has delighted audiences around the country with his variety of talks on the great English writer. He is a graduate of Carleton College (B.A.) in Northfield, Minnesota, and Hamline University (M.A.) in St. Paul, Minnesota. He lives near Minneapolis with his wife and five children.

Related IgnatiusInsight.com Excerpts and Articles

Ignatius Insight Author Page for G.K. Chesterton, including a full listing of all Chesterton books published by Ignatius Press
Seeing With the Eyes of G.K. Chesterton | Dale Ahlquist
Recovering The Lost Art of Common Sense | Dale Ahlquist
Common Sense Apostle & Cigar Smoking Mystic | Dale Ahlquist
Chesterton and the "Paradoxy" of Orthodoxy | Carl E. Olson
The Attraction of Orthodoxy | Joseph Pearce
The Emancipation of Domesticity | G.K. Chesterton
The God in the Cave | G.K. Chesterton
What Is America? | G.K. Chesterton
Mary and the Convert | G.K. Chesterton
Chesterton and Saint Francis | Joseph Pearce
Chesterton and the Delight of Truth | James V. Schall, S.J.
The Life and Theme of G.K. Chesterton | Randall Paine | An Introduction to The Autobiography of G.K. Chesterton
Hot Water and Fresh Air: On Chesterton and His Foes | Janet E. Smith
ChesterBelloc | Ralph McInerny

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