497 Old Niskayuna Road, Latham, 12110.
Thursday, Nov. 3rd
7 o’clock PM
(I love this quote ^ because it is thoroughly and unabashedly ANTI-Gnostic… see below)
What: Chapters I-V of GKC’s biography of St. Francis
II. The World St. Francis Found
III. Francis the Fighter
IV. Francis the Builder
V. Le Jongleur de Dieu
Where: Smith’s, as usual.
When: Thursday, September 1st at 7 o’clock PM
Why: Because we need each other (and Chesterton helps)
Who: Anyone* who a) likes Chesterton, or b) likes people who like Chesterton, or c) likes St. Francis, or d) is simply curious about any of the aforementioned & not-mutually-exclusive groups of people.
*You need not read or complete the reading to attend and/or enjoy! (We only ask that you be a tolerant/tolerable/nebulously proverbial good person who can admit that YOU, yes – you, are what’s wrong with the world.)
After a semi-hiaitus, the Albany Chesterton Society will reconvene this week:
Join us for the May gathering of the Albany Chesterton Society.
We’ll meet on Thursday, May 5th, at 7 o’clock PM at Smith’s Restaurant in Cohoes.
On the agenda: Part IV, Chapter X (The Case for the Public Schools) to the end of What’s Wrong With the World.
Who / Why / What: The Albany Chesterton Society exists to give thinking, reading, common sense people a happy excuse to gather socially and discuss the writings of G.K. Chesterton – a brilliant and prolific writer from the turn of the century. All are welcome!
What: March ACS Gathering
What’s Wrong With The World
Chapter IV ~ The Truth About Education
Chapter V ~ An Evil Cry
Chapter VI ~ Authority The Unavoidable
When: Thursday, March 3rd, 7 o’clock PM
Where: Smith’s of Cohoes
Why: Because there’s lots wrong with the world… and because we’re here… and because knowing what’s wrong helps us live in the world and try to fix what’s wrong… for ourselves and for the ones we love and for our neighbors.
Who: Anyone who wants to know what’s wrong with the world. Also, anyone who loves Chesterton (or Tolkein, or C.S. Lewis, or… books). Also, anyone who is seeking intellectual medicine and mirth. Also, anyone who enjoys civilized and good-humored company. Also, anyone who doesn’t know they want, need, or enjoy any of the above, but YOU know they need it and would benefit… yeah… bring them.