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Dragons Can Be Beaten - Quote (68)

“Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.” — G.K. Chesterton

Writing

The Man Who Was Thursday by G.K. Chesterton - Free Audiobook

In a surreal turn-of-the-century London, Gabriel Syme, a poet, is recruited to a secret anti-anarchist taskforce at Scotland Yard. Lucian Gregory, an anarchist poet, is the only poet in Saffron Park, until he loses his temper in an argument over the purpose of poetry with Gabriel Syme, who takes the opposite view. 148 more words

Librivox

G. K. Chesterton: Saint Francis and Brother Fire

G. K. Chesterton’s short autobiography of Saint Francis of Assisi has, amongst many other qualities, the singular virtue of successfully separating Saint Francis from modern images of him as some sort of super-tolerant, all-inclusive eco-warrior. 1,665 more words

Devotional

My CETA Fall Conference Paper

I had the recent pleasure of presenting my paper entitled “‘The Modern Surrender of Woman': Toward an Evangelical Feminism Through the Writings of G.K. Chesterton” at the Canadian Evangelical Theological Association’s (CETA) 2014 Fall Conference. 116 more words

Theology

Daily Riches: The Knowledge That Transcends Learning (Donald McCullough, Thomas Aquinas and G. K. Chesterton) *

“Some things–perhaps the most important–cannot be grasped, regardless of the reach of one’s intellectual prowess. They can only be received. There is a knowledge that cannot be gained by thinking or reasoning or deducing or inducing or experimenting or theorizing; it comes to us, not from us, and it can only be acknowledged, with gratitude and surprise, when it appears in an open heart. 402 more words

Embracing Losses And Limits

The Man Who Sang Me Home

I first heard his music in a Christian bookstore back in the eighties when the only way to listen to new music was to sample it in the store or hear it in church. 756 more words

Orthodox Christianity

G.K.Chesterton: "We do not want a church that will move with the world"

“We do not want a church that will move with the world. We want a church that will move the world.”

- G.K.Chesterton

Religious/Theological Reflections