Society of Gilbert Keith Chesterton – Apostolate of Common Sense

The Society of
Gilbert Keith Chesterton

RENEWING THE WORLD THROUGH CHRISTIAN JOY AND COMMON SENSE

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Who is G.K. Chesterton?

Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874-1936) is a writer like none other. As a journalist, he wrote thousands of essays for the London newspapers. But he also wrote a hundred books: novels, poetry, plays, literary criticism, history, economic theory, philosophy, and theology. And detective stories. He wrote on every conceivable subject, but his vast output is matched only by the consistency and clarity of his thought, his uncanny ability to tie everything together. The Society of Gilbert Keith Chesterton aims to promote Catholic education, evangelization, and the social teaching of the Church with the help and guidance of the great English writer.

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The official podcast of the Society of GK Chesterton, where we make uncommon sense more common.

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A joyfully Catholic, classical schools network which aims to inspire and encourage parent-led Catholic schools across the nation.

Help us demonstrate the worldwide devotion to Chesterton by lighting a candle and adding your personal testimony.

Interested in having Dale Ahlquist give a talk at your conference or event? Dale can give a talk on practically any topic through a Chestertonian perspective.

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Chesterton Quotes

G.K. Chesterton is one of the most quotable writer of all time. You’ve probably heard his quotes without knowing they were his.

Reading Plan

Wondering where to get started with G.K. Chesterton? This guide will take you through Chesterton’s major works by key category.

Essential Essays

Read the most prophetic and relevant essays by G.K. Chesterton, Dale Ahlquist, and other prominent writers.

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