Issue: Spring 2023

Chesterton and the Rise of a Counter-Culture

A report on the papers presented by Greg Sheridan and other speakers at the 2023 Australian Chesterton Conference at Campion College.

Questioning Atheistic Evolution

Gary Furnell looks at the questioning of atheistic evolution by a 19th century British naturalist, George Mivart, as it neglected to explain the origin of the material thought to have evolved.

On By a Reactionary by a Comrade in Arms

Trevor Bailey explores the true meaning of “reactionary” as revealed in Chesterton’s response to political movements and trends.

Remembering Frank Sheed

John Young offers some personal recollections of the Australian Catholic author and publisher who published many of Chesterton’s last works.

The Advantages of being Absent-Minded

Karl Schmude discusses Chesterton’s apparent absence of mind relating to the immediate and the trivial, which gave him a certain presence of mind on other things.