The End of the World Again

As Holy Week in the Christian calendar approaches, we become conscious once again of the death of Christ. Our thoughts may even take a counter-cultural turn and confront...

The Homes of Chesterton

‘Overroads’, the first home of Frances and Gilbert Chesterton in Beaconsfield Chesterton’s first home outside of London, in the rural town of Beaconsfield, has recently been threatened with...

Remembering Two ‘Champions of Chesterton’ – Part 1 (Clive James)

Clive James Clive James The death last November of the Australian ex- patriate author and broadcaster Clive James (pictured) is an occasion for recalling his ad- miration of...

Remembering Two ‘Champions of Chesterton’ – Part 2 (William Oddie)

The death of William Oddie will be sad news for his many friends and former colleagues. A large personality in Catholic journalistic circles, his unmistakable voice will be...

Chesterton and the Romance of Orthodoxy: The Making of GKC, 1874-1908 by William Oddie

I have often wondered what motivates someone to sit down and write an account of another’s life. To walk in another set of shoes or to get inside the...

Charles Williams – a Chesterton Novel and Sexual Love

Charles Williams (1885- 1945) was a novelist, poet, playwright, literary critic and theologian. His Outlines of Romantic Theology, written in 1925 but not published until 1990, seeks to develop...