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Uncommon Sense: The Podcast of the American Chesterton Society, where we talk about all things Chesterton from a Chestertonian perspective. Join the conversation! Feedback welcome: uncommonsensepodcast@gmail.com nancycbrown47@gmail.com

Canon John Udris updates us on the state of the Cause for Canonization for Gilbert Keith Chesterton.

 

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Nancy Brown talks to Dale Ahlquist, Emily de Rotstein, and Rose Korman about the upcoming conference, and what's new, what's old, and why everyone should come this year.

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Direct download: US108Orlando.mp3
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Dale Ahlquist, President of the American Chesterton Society, is interviewed on the Drew Mariani show from 6/8/18 Interviewed by Callie for Drew.

He speaks on Chesterton Academy, a classical education school model named after complete thinker G.K. Chesterton, that's taking off around the country.

He speaks on the Chesterton Conference, coming soon on August 2-4, 2018 in Orlando, Florida, a joy-filled conference sure to be the highlight of the summer!

He speaks on the update of the Cause for sainthood for G.K. Chesterton that's gaining momentum.

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Nancy Brown offers an update on Chesterton conferences around the world, plus more information about the 2018 Conference being held in Orlando, FL on August 2-4, 2018

Speakers from the conference join Nancy and introduce us to what they will be talking about in August.

An update from Canon John Udris is provided. Canon Udris gave a talk in London today, June 14, 2018 about the investigation into Chesterton's cause.

 

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Direct download: US107.mp3
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Nancy talks about her trip to Louisiana for the Ponchatoula Chesterton Conference.

Nancy interviews Bill Morgan about the upcoming Orlando conference. chesterton.org

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What is Distributism Part Two - B with Joe Grabowski.
In this episode, Joe will help us understand Chesterton and Bellocs critiques of both capitalism and socialism, and introduce us to another figure, Father Vincent McNabb. What are the central ideas of distributism?

Please read online or download this free PDF that goes along with the podcast, and follow the links to read more about this topic.

http://www.joegrabowski.com/episode2Bnotes.html

To contact Joe Grabowski for quiestions, comments, or discussions, please write fill out the contact form on Joe's website (Joegrabowski.com) or write JLG@joegrabowski.com

Thank you for listening!

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Direct download: Joe2B.mp3
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Relevant Radio show the Drew Mariani show, with Ed Morrisey substituting for Drew and interviewing Dale Ahlquist, President of the American Chesterton Society for one hour.

 

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Direct download: Dale_Jan_31_Education.mp3
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What is Distributism Part Two - A with Joe Grabowski.
In this episode, Joe will help us understand who were the chief writers and thinkers of Catholic Social Teaching and lay the groundwork for us to discuss the chief thinkers regarding distributism.

Please read online or download this free PDF that goes along with the podcast, and follow the links to read more about this topic.

http://www.joegrabowski.com/CSTnotes.html

To contact Joe Grabowski for quiestions, comments, or discussions, please write fill out the contact form on Joe's website (Joegrabowski.com) or write JLG@joegrabowski.com

Thank you for listening!

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Direct download: Joe2_103.mp3
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Nancy Brown talks about the upcoming conference in New Orleans, in Orlando and in Sydney. 

ACS books has a new book called The Scrappy Apologist that everyone should check out.

Hollywood is making a documentary on G.K. Chesterton! Caught your attention, didn't I?

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In this episode of Uncommon Sense, a new series is started all about Distributism. Our guest host is Joe Grabowski, head of the Philadelphia Chesterton Society and someone who has studied a great deal about Distributism.

This begins a four-part series on the subject. The first is this.

The History of Distributism
Where does it come from?
What is its pedigree as a philosophy?
What are the movements and ideas to which it was responding in history?

Books recommended in this episode:
Catholicism, Protestantism, and Capitalism by Amintore Fanfani https://www.amazon.com/Capitalism-Protestantism-Catholicism-Campanini-Amintore/dp/B00866G18A/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1512080607&sr=8-2&keywords=catholicism+protestantism+and+capitalism

American Chesterton Society titles about Distributism: https://www.chesterton.org/product-category/books/on-distributism/

For more Joe Grabowski, see his talk on Evelyn Waugh here: https://www.chesterton.org/shop/chesterton-evelyn-waugh/

Hillaire Belloc, the Cruise of the Nona: https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=hill+air+belloc+nona&rh=i%3Aaps%2Ck%3Ahill+air+belloc+nona

Read Rerum Novarum here: http://w2.vatican.va/content/leo-xiii/en/encyclicals/documents/hf_l-xiii_enc_15051891_rerum-novarum.html

 

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