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Have you seen Les Misérables yet? You probably don’t know that in 1902, G.K. Chesterton wrote an essay on a nearly-forgotten writer named Victor Hugo, predicting that he would become very popular again. Chesterton wrote,
“…Hugo is a vague and remote figure, a doubtful and little discussed author. Yet he was, beyond question, one of the greatest men of letters that Europe has seen, and the day of his return into intellectual triumph is remote indeed, but certain.”
In the current issue of Gilbert Magazine, we interviewed Richard Aleman to learn about his fascinating background, his first encounter with G.K. Chesterton, his work to promote Distributism, and his recent experience working with the Minnesota Catholic Conference to promote an amendment to define marriage as a union between one man and one woman.
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Short fiction by Gilbert Magazine contributor Grettelyn Nypaver
“Aeolus is the volatile element,” Legion said, staring across the table. “He still doesn’t even know who’s really responsible for his fame.”
“He knows he made a pact with you,” Marcus, the band manager, remarked.
“Yes,” the devil agreed. “But he’s chosen to forget parts of his…
The election is over, and Republicans are pointing fingers, trying to assess blame for why Mitt Romney lost to a spectacularly weak candidate like President Obama.