Posts Tagged ‘The Man Who Was Thursday’

Last night four of us met to discuss the first chapter of G.K. Chesterton’s The Man Who Was Thursday. The discussion ranged freely from anarchy, chaos and order in the arts to Chesterton’s use of colors and atmosphere, and the possible importance of the dream or nightmare motif to the novel. However, those topics, important and fascinating as they may be, are not what I want to write about here. Rather, the evening revealed something crucial about human nature. Read the rest of this entry »

We Christians too quickly dismiss the skeptics.  They actually can give us some help theologically and spiritually.  Jacques Derrida and the philosophical literary movement of deconstructionism is an example. Read the rest of this entry »