Posts Tagged ‘Orthodoxy’

Titillatingly Subversive or Clandestinely Orthodox?

It can be rather exciting to have a minority opinion. You read the forbidden book. You stayed to hear the crazy preacher speak. You worked in your lab late after the wide world went to bed. Everyone thinks you crazy, but no — you are sane and they are the deluded sheep! They rot in the comfort...
March 4th, 2013 | Religion | Read More

Oh Orthodoxy, You’re So…Romantic!

I read romances during church. Or so GK Chesterton writes in his book Orthodoxy, (see my previous post for a overview). When my congregation recites the Apostles’ Creed, we are declaring what Chesterton calls “the best root of energy and sound ethics…’orthodoxy’.”  Christian Orthodoxy,...
April 8th, 2010 | Religion, Worldviews | Read More

Soils for the Seeds of Doctrine: Chesterton’s Orthodoxy Turns 100

By Matthew Anderson I have always thought that every academic–or wannabe, such as myself–ought have one or two hypotheses that are held very loosely, are somewhat defensible but impossible to prove, and just fringe enough to make academic parties mildly interesting. One such hypothesis...
November 6th, 2008 | Art & Literature, Book Reviews | Read More