Why: Because it’s rollicking good fun. Because Chesterton is like medicine;
Who: Readers, thinkers, laughers, wonderers, talkers, listeners, contrarians,
(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!