Common Sense 101: Lessons from G.K. Chesterton

Common Sense 101

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Publisher: Ignatius Press
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Format: Paperback
Pages: 300
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Common Sense 101 is the perfect book for any reader looking to add clarity and insight to their worldview. Authored by Dale Ahlquist, president of the American Chesterton Society, this book gives readers a wonderful insight into how G. K. Chesterton looked at the world at large. With over a hundred books published on a variety of topics, thousands of essays in London newspapers, epic poetry, detective stories, illustrations and humor articles under his name, Chesterton has become one of the most beloved authors in recent history.

Common Sense 101 expertly combines Chesterton’s philosophy with spirituality, history, humor and paradox which makes it a truly unique read that even those that disagree with him can appreciate. Sure to spark thought-provoking conversations and challenge your current perspectives on life, this book will provide enlightened wisdom about everything from politics to family life. Anyone who’s a fan of philosopher extraordinaire G.K Chesterton will love everything Common Sense 101 has to offer!

Editorial Reviews

Ahlquist proves that Chesteron's commentaries and views on the continuing dehumanization of man, the so-called social sciences, the totalitarian ideologies and the intellectual fashions of his day continue to be relevant in our own age. --George J. Marlin, Editor, Collected Works of Chesterton


Dale Ahlquist:
Dale Ahlquist

Dale Ahlquist (born June 14, 1958 in St. Paul, Minnesota) is an author, public speaker, Evangelical convert to Catholicism, and Catholic apologist. He has written, edited, or contributed to more than fifteen books on G. K. Chesterton. Ahlquist is a frequent speaker at national and international conferences, presenting engaging talks on Chesterton's wit and wisdom, his impressive and prophetic insight, and his role in the New Evangelization. In 2012, he was named a Senior Fellow of the Chesterton Library at Oxford University.

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