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ORG Quotes by and posts relating to one of the most influential authors of the 20th century, G. Chesterton A blog dedicated to providing quotes by and posts relating to one of the most influential and quotable!
If you do not know much about GKC, I suggest visiting the webpage of the American Chesterton Society as well as this wonderful Chesterton Facebook Page by a fellow Chestertonian I also have created a list detailing examples of the influence of Chesterton if you are interested, that I work on from time to time.
Moreover, for a list of short GKC quotes, I have created one hereciting the sources " Stevenson had found that the secret of life lies in laughter and humility. They are also available for free electronically on another blog of mine hereif you wish to read them that way.
Friday, January 27, The Influence of G. Chesterton, Part Two For the first part of my list of the influence of G.
Chesterton, considering it from a secular perspective, please click here. This is the second part of my list of the influence of G. Chesterton, considering his influence from a Christian perspective both Catholics and Protestants - though no doubt I could find a lot more material to include!
Then I read Chesterton's Everlasting Man and for the first time saw the whole Christian outline of history set out in a form that seemed to me to make sense. I already thought Chesterton the most sensible man alive "apart from his Christianity. Now, I veritably believe, I thought that Christianity itself was very sensible 'apart from its Christianity.
A young man who wishes to remain a sound Atheist cannot be too careful of his reading God is, if I may say it, very unscrupulous.
Chesterton had more sense than all the other moderns put together Chesteron's The Everlasting Man. Lewis' final interview, a couple of snips: A light touch has been characteristic of your writings, even when you are dealing with heavy theological themes.
Would you say there is a key to the cultivation of such an attitude? I believe this is a matter of temperament. However, I was helped in achieving this attitude by my studies of the literary men of the Middle Ages, and by the writings of G.
Chesterton, for example, was not afraid to combine serious Christian themes with buffoonery And: What Christian writers have helped you?
The letter may be viewed at the link below in the references. On another occasion, commenting on a Chesterton quotation, he wrote: Chesterton's words are beautiful.
Moreover, they are shrewd- and demanding. Chesterton was often blessed with the gift of a striking turn of phrase. Saward points out that Balthasar, in Volume II of his masterwork, The Glory of the Lord, describes how he had to make a selection of certain authors to be studied in his volumes on clerical and lay styles of theology.
Within the English tradition he mentions Newman and Chesterton as writers he could have studied besides Hopkins. It is remarkable, says Saward, that Chesterton is included in such august company, a "short list" that consists of Newman, Origen, Augustine, Aquinas, and Bernard.
To be numbered in these ranks, among the giants of Western thought, is a supreme honour. Indeed, in speaking of all those he did not include, Balthasar uses words like "all these great ones," and "the great names". Chesterton is considered one of these "great ones. The Dumb Ox in this way:The Way of the Lamb by John Saward The Marian Theology of Von Balthasar and the Proposed Definition of Mary Co-redemptrix By Sr.
Thomas Mary McBride, O.P. Extracts from Abortion and Martyrdom edited by Aidan Nichols, O.P. "The Sacred Page" is a blog written by four professors of Scripture and Theology, Michael Barber, John Bergmsa, Brant Pitre, and John Kincaid. John Bergsma on Twitter Michael Barber on Twitter.
Balthasar scholar and theologian Father John Saward graduated there, as did the one-time Bishop of Ebbsfleet and current priest of the English Ordinariate, Monsignor Andrew Burnham.
Indeed, they’ve even produced the Primate of the Western Diocese of the . In Saward’s book Christ Is The Answer, he shows exactly how man must strive to reach salvation. Through this he revealed the Divine Trinity and what it means to man.
Saward explained how the Holy Spirit was important not only to Jesus, but that the Holy Spirit intervened in Mary to prepare an Immaculate body for his arrival. Christ is the Answer-The Christ Centred Teaching of Pope John Paul II John Saward The Christ like God John V Taylor Christ Men-Experience of Priesthood Today John Barton The Reality of Jesus an Essay in Christology.
Dermot Lane The Real Presence through the Ages. It is true that St Thomas’s answer to III, q, a.1 has two parts, and I have focused only on the first, in which he asserts that ‘the celebration of this sacrament is an image representing Christ’s Passion’.