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The Chesterton Option

May 23, 2017 Dale Ahlquist 1

Editor’s note: The following post is an excerpt from the commencement address given by Dale Ahlquist at Thomas More College of the Liberal Arts, on Saturday, May 20, 2017. In his book The Everlasting Man, […]

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How do we teach beauty?

May 11, 2017 Dale Ahlquist 1

When the subject of Chesterton Academy comes up, as it often seems to do when I am talking to people, I am asked about what is distinctive about a “classical” education. I answer that the three main […]

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The perfect prayer for Lent

March 10, 2017 Dale Ahlquist 0

The best sort of Apostolic Exhortations are the shortest. Such as this one from St. Paul: “We urge you, brothers, admonish the idle, cheer the fainthearted, support the weak, be patient with all. See that […]