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Jan 17, 2016
G.K. Chesterton once provocatively quipped, “It might reasonably be maintained that the true object of all human life is play. Earth is a task garden; heaven is a playground.” C.S. Lewis,... continue
Jun 11, 2015
Apr 21, 2015
On April 27th, 1865 New York’s Governor Fenton signed a bill establishing Cornell University as the state’s land grant institution, which, from its founding, has been co-ed and “non-... continue
Jun 24, 2014
Dear Friends of Chesterton House,
Exactly two years ago, we announced our first ever capital campaign with a goal of raising $1,350,000 in gifts and pledges by January 2014, including $1,... continue
Jun 10, 2014
When you attend a funeral and hear a eulogy, ... continue
Jan 8, 2014
What are proverbs? Simply put, they are creative sayings that pass along time-tested advice – “the wisdom of many in the wit of one,” it’s been said.
The “wisdom” part usually goes... continue
Dec 13, 2013
A few years ago, Carmen Guidi read a book that changed his life and, in turn, the lives of many others—from homeless men, women, and children to university students and professors.
Nov 22, 2013
I am now accustomed to the look of disappointed faces when tell people that I study the Old Testament for a living. New Testament always trumps Old.
But I’ve started to ask people why... continue
Nov 15, 2013
In "Leaf: By Niggle," JRR Tolkien tells the story of a man frustrated by his work. Niggle aspired to paint a beautiful tree set in a forest against a backdrop of snow-capped mountains, but he was... continue