Chesterton Is Everywhere

Chesterton Is Everywhere

by David Fagerberg

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Overview

With the wit and style of G. K. Chesterton, D. W. Fagerberg serves a series of perceptive and entertaining essays organized around themes intrinsic to daily life: happiness, the ordinary home, social reform, Catholicism, and transcendent truths.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781937155148
Publisher: Emmaus Road Publishing
Publication date: 05/10/2017
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.56(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword ix

Introduction 1

Part 1 Happiness

1 En-joy! 7

2 The Fashionable Mr. Chesterton 11

3 Good to Be Here 15

4 Chesterton's 4-H Club 19

5 Destiny's Pursuit 23

6 The Saint and the Romantic 27

7 Weatherwise 31

8 When Sacrifice Gets Easy 35

9 A Willing Playmate 39

10 Recognition, the Higher Pleasure 43

Part 2 The Ordinary Home

11 An Inside Bigger than an Outside 49

12 This Old House 53

13 Now We're Cooking 57

14 Ham Sandwich Distributism 61

15 The Ordinarily Miraculous 65

16 One World at a Time 69

17 The Song of Notting Hill 73

18 Bonds or Bubbles? 77

19 The Freedom to Restore 81

20 BC and AD 85

Part 3 Social Reform

21 Nudge and Judge 91

22 Go Ahead, Ask Me! 95

23 See You in the Funny Papers 99

24 The Illogical Bike Rack 103

25 Cold Comfort 107

26 On Being Educated 111

27 Grandpa Gilbert's Long Memory 115

28 A Patriot of the Sexes 119

29 Naked Nonsense 123

30 A Short History of Trade and Industry During the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries 127

Part 4 Catholicism

31 Getting Practical 133

32 Wishing You a Vulgar Christmas 137

33 Not So Merry Christmas 141

34 Leggishness 145

35 Spring Fashions 149

36 Surprises 153

37 A Shrine Out of Time 157

38 Duncan's Doctrine 161

39 Fanatical Fasters 165

40 A Do-It-Yourself Essay 169

41 Hope for Potterheads 173

42 Stoned 177

43 Intelligibility 181

Part 5 Transcendent Truths

44 A War of the Words 187

45 Backward Reasoning 191

46 Advice to New Parents 195

47 Chesterton, Naturally 199

48 A Most Un-Maternal Mother 203

49 Carpe Diem Religion 207

50 Knowing the Rules 211

51 Playing by the Rules 215

52 A Finger and a Face 219

53 I Couldn't Care Less 221

54 I Don't See Why It Has To Be That Way 225

55 Liberal Thinking 229

56 Homesick at Home 233

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