Happy Birthday, G.K. Chesterton: To the Man Who Reawakened our Wonder
Christian Living

Happy Birthday, G.K. Chesterton: To the Man Who Reawakened our Wonder

From G.K. Chesterton, Illustrated London News, October 20, 1924: “The whole object of real art, of real romance – and, above all, of real religion – is to prevent people from losing the humility and gratitude which are thankful for daylight and daily bread; to prevent them from regarding daily life as dull or domestic life as … Continue reading

Putting “Life” into your Pro-Life Stance: 8 Essentials to Go from #Gosnell Shock to #Gospel Shining
Abortion / Christian Living / Culture

Putting “Life” into your Pro-Life Stance: 8 Essentials to Go from #Gosnell Shock to #Gospel Shining

Many Christians have gone from relative apathy or comfortable complacency over the presence of abortion in this country to revulsion and shock at the fall-out from the Kermit Gosnell arrest, trial, and conviction. Still, for a large number of believers, being shocked back into the revolting reality of abortion and its proximity (both geographically and … Continue reading

Art: “The well making of what needs making.”
Christian Living / Vocation

Art: “The well making of what needs making.”

Peter Leithart wrote up a great challenge to the modern distinction between fine art and everything else at the First Things blog recently. Taking his cue from an Eric Gill lecture given in 1939, entitled “Sacred and Secular in Art and Industry,” Leithart pushes back against the cultural assumption that most of what we do for a living … Continue reading