I found this little book in a used bookstore and decided that it was time to read another novel. Though I have read G.K.C. as a philosopher and cultural watcher (from a century parallel to ours), I had never read his point of view put in novel form. The story is set in old England where two philosophers meet and dual verbally throughout the story. One is an anarchist (and atheist) and one is a traditionalist (and undercover policeman). The adventures that the main character (the policeman—assigned the title “Thursday” as a cover) goes through make the reader contemplate if his own theory of moral law in the universe is consistent. For Chesterton, moral law is always on the side of order, tradition and history.
It’s Time To Start AgainJanuary 2, 2017
Well, it’s time to start again. On January 1st no one writing columns really knows how to say anything new. As a pastor who must preach a fresh sermon every Christmas and Easter and all the other holidays, and has been doing it for most of my life, I can tell you I repeat myself […]
Morning Noon and Night Bible ReadingDecember 19, 2016
Here is my daily Bible Reading schedule in two formats. I hope this is a help to you to this year as you begin your Bible reading. These schedules will take you through the Old Testament once, the Gospels 3 times each, and the rest of the New Testament 12 times. Accept the challenge to […]
Questions of the Modern MindMarch 5, 2014
It has been a long while since young-earth creationists have made such an international appearance. On February 4, 2014 Ken Ham of Answers in Genesis debated with Bill Nye from Bill Nye the Science Guy. Many in the scientific community tuned in to see how the debate would go. Countless churches and schools organized viewings […]