Uncommon Sense
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

Nancy talks about her trip to Louisiana for the Ponchatoula Chesterton Conference.

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

Direct download: 106_US.mp3
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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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Direct download: 102_Uncommon_Sense.mp3
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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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Nancy talks about the ACS conference 2018 in Orlando, CDL, Chesterton Academies, and a new series starting on Distributism.

Direct download: UncommonSense101Nancy.mp3
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Dale Ahlquist is asked about the conference coming July 27-29th, 2017 by Bishop Sheridan of Colorado Springs. They talk about Chesterton, his relevance, the Chesterton Academy and where you can get more information about The American Chesterton Society.

 

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Direct download: Dale_Conference_17.mp3
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Dale Ahlquist was interviewed about Distributism on Relevant Radio on the Drew Mariani Show (although Drew was out of town, and Dale was interviewed by Ed Morrissey).

Enjoy!

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Direct download: Distributism_Dale.mp3
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Dale Ahlquist was interviewed about Distributism on Relevant Radio on the Drew Mariani Show (although Drew was out of town, and Dale was interviewed by Ed Morrissey).

Enjoy!

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Direct download: Distributism_Dale.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:29pm CDT