G. K. CHESTERTON: APOSTLE OF COMMON SENSE - Season 7

A study of the wit and wisdom of the great 20th Century writer, G.K. Chesterton, hosted by Dale Ahlquist, President of the American Chesterton Society.

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THE MAN WHO WENT SANE

Dale Ahlquist discusses Chesterton's view on sanity and being able to see the world as it really is – created by God but tainted by sin.

SIN AND SYNTAX

Dale Ahlquist explains Chesterton's defense of the Christian Creed and defends it against those who attack it.

THE BASIS OF CIVILIZATION

Dale Ahlquist explains Chesterton's defense of the Christian ideal, which makes for a stable and just society.

THE SHOP OF GHOSTS

Dale talks about Chesterton's fondness of Christmas and gives us a surprising and new perspective of this old and familiar occasion.

HOW TO HAVE AN ARGUMENT

With Chesterton's help, Dale Ahlquist develops three lists on how to have a good argument, which includes how to spot a bad argument, the techniques to have a good argument and how to win an argument.

THE EPISTLE OF COMMON SENSE

Dale Ahlquist takes a look at Chesterton's view of the Epistle of St. James, which Chesterton himself called “the old Christian common sense." Dale also sees how this epistle and Chesteron have a lot in common.

THE TOWER OF BABEL

Dale looks at how Chesterton warns us of the danger of doing things merely because we can do them, such as new types of arrogant towers, real or metaphorical, the confusion that will follow and the cultural decadence that could destroy our civilization.

WHY ASK WHY?

Dale Ahlquist takes a look at Chesterton's view of philosophy.

THE MOMENT WHEN THERE IS NOTHING BUT GOD

Dale Ahlquist presents Chesterton's view on Mysticism.

THE TUMBLER OF GOD

Dale Ahlquist looks at Chesterton the Mystic.

APOCALYPSE LATER

Dale Ahlquist looks at Chesterton's take on the Apocalypse, also known as the End Times.

ASK MR. CHESTERSON IV

G.K. Chesterton takes questions from phone callers and audience members.

A NEW CHESTERTON READING PLAN

Dale Ahlquist offers an up to date list of Chesterton books for the avid reader and fan of all things Chesterton.

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