A Miscellany of Men

Meet the miser, the mystagogue, the nameless man, the self-made man, the enchanted man, the free man, the man who thinks backwards, the romantic, and the fool. These early essays by Chesterton reveal the breadth and depth of his thought, as he combines literary criticism and social criticism to point to eternal truths. A Miscellany [...]

An Essay on the Restoration of Property

A landmark work in European social thought, Belloc provides a unique alternative to how property distribution is planned by socialist states and how it naturally occurs in capitalist societies. The study attempts to rectify the wrongs in both major economic theories by approaching the problem from an entirely new angle, drawing on Christian and Catholic [...]

Beyond Capitalism & Socialism

*Currently Back Ordered* A twenty-first century apologia for social and economic sanity by twelve Catholics. Beyond Capitalism & Socialism is an anthology of essays about the Tradition, Theory, and Practice of Distributive Justice. Contributors include Aidan Mackey, Dr. William Fahey, Dr. Rupert Ederer, Dr. Peter Chojonowski, Anthony Cooney, Thomas Storck, Christopher Blum, and Dale Ahlquist.

Ethics and the National Economy

Written toward the end of World War I, this study of economics tackles the issue from the standpoint of religion and philosophy by summarizing the Catholic school of economics, which insists that the welfare of human beings belongs at the center of any real economy and that other systems that place either the individual or [...]

Flee to the Fields: The Founding Fathers of the Catholic Land Movement

A collection of ten thought-provoking essays by leaders of the movement, first published during the Great Depression, this new edition by IHS Press features an introduction by Dr. Tobias Lanz, and is footnoted and enhanced with classic photos and illustrations. Back in print after 68 years, this anthology of essays is a classic survey of [...]

The Church and the Land

Written by one of the great late 19th-century/early-20th-century spiritual and social writers of England, this is a collection of essays addressing the problems of the Industrial Revolution with Christian philosophy and social thought. Among the topics included are industrialism and the rise of unemployment; the evil of the wage system; the importance of land ownership [...]

The Outline of Sanity

It is this last quality which really sets The Outline of Sanity apart from the mass of books on the otherwise dry topics of socialism, capitalism, and the economic order. For this is a book that Chesterton wrote not as a theoretical examination of socialist principles or capitalist hypotheses. He wrote it as a lively [...]

Twelve Types

Twelve Types is twelve mini-biographies by Chesterton on such figures as St. Francis, Alexander Pope, Savonarola, Sir Walter Scott, Leo Tolstoy, and more. One of Chesterton's earliest books back in print for the first time in decades. "While many intellectuals of his day were espousing utopian nonsense, Chesterton accurately foresaw the Modern Age’s dark side, [...]

William Cobbett

This biography explores the impact of William Cobbett's career and legacy on English society. Showing how Cobbett was more than just a journalist, this study reveals often ignored aspects of Cobbett's life and personal philosophy, especially his actions to restore the life and culture of English rural life. The better known aspects of his long [...]