Uncommon Sense
The Podcast of the Society of Gilbert Keith Chesterton, where we talk about everything under the sun with a Chestertonian perspective, as well as the writings and legacy of G.K. Chesterton himself. The podcast is hosted by Grettelyn Darkey and Joe Grabowski. Want to give us feedback? Email podcast@chesterton.org.

In this episode of Uncommon Sense, Grettelyn takes some time to get to know the staff of The Society of G.K. Chesterton. She talks with Jen Finke, the Media Specialist for the society and finds out more about who she is and what she does. Tune in!

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In this episode of Uncommon Sense Grettelyn and Albert read and discuss "A Hymn: O God of Earth and Altar." Once again, Chesterton's words take a prophetic stance in the world and find much relevance in modern times. Tune in for this poetic episode!

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In this episode of Uncommon Sense, it's a Headmaster Highlight. Grettelyn and Albert talk with Fr. Ryan Adorjan, the Headmaster of Chesterton Academy of the Holy Family in Lisle, IL. They both talk with Fr. Ryan about his journey of faith and how the role of being a priest impacts his role as a headmaster. All that and more on this episode!




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Grettelyn and Albert take on Chesterton's essay regarding the Book of Job. Together they dicuss how Chesterton saw Job in a way that many do not. Tune in and listen!

Introduction to the Book of Job (chesterton.org)


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On this special bonus episode of Uncommon Sense, Albert and Grettelyn are joined by Joe Grabowski, VP of Evangelization and Mission for the Society, and Father Spencer Howe, the Society's chaplain. 
Together, they discuss the life and legacy of Pope Benedict XVI and how he touched their lives, along the way noting some Chestertonian connections. You don't want to miss it!

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Start your New Year, with and old and reliable friend. Who might that be? G.K. Chesterton of course! For the first Uncommon Sense episode of 2023, Grettelyn and Albert expand upon commentary from Chesterton on the New Year and find out that there is much more to consider than waiting for a shiny ball to drop. Tune in to this episode of Uncommon Sense. Happy New Year!



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