Books and Resources about Chesterton

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Index and Bibliography

Books about Chesterton

Selected Articles about Chesterton

  • Blackstock, Alan. "Redeeming the fallen giants : Chesterton on Newman, Carlyle, and Ruskin." Religion & Literature :36(2): 25-49.
  • Boyd, Ian. "Finding a Safe Place." Canadian Catholic Review 12: 9-10 (Feb. 1994)
  • Body, Ian. "No Limits for GKC." Tablet 249: 1252-1254 (Sept 30 1995)
  • Elkink, Deb. "Genius with a Message." Christian History 21(3):23
  • Elshtain, Jean Bethke. "G.K. Chesterton, a Curmudgeon for our Time." New Oxford Review 61: 16-17 (Mar 1994)
  • Hitchcock, James. "Apologists -- With Angst and Without." Crisis 14: 34-38 (March 1996)
  • Isley, William L. "Knowledge and Mystery in Chesterton's The Man Who Was Thursday." Christianity and Literature 42: 279-294 (Winter 1993)
  • Myers, Rawley. "The Great GKC." Homiletic and Pastoral Review 95: 70-72 (Aug-Sept 1995)
  • Zaleski, Carol "Generation GK." Christian Century 118(21): 30


The library receives The Chesterton Review.

Web-Based and Internet Resources

There is a home page for the American Chesterton Society, whose mission is to "extend the influence of G.K. Chesterton by promoting an interest in his writings, primarily among a new generation of readers unfamiliar with the man and his work."

A collection of digital / etext / html versions of Chesterton's works.

Lists numerous links to sites which deal with Chesterton, from a variety of perspectives.

A bibliography of Chesterton's works, and reprints, through 1989, with some secondary source materials listed, also.

A site dedicated to G.K. Chesterton, his friends, and the writers he influenced: Bellow, Baring, C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, Dawson, Barfield, Knox, Muggeridge, and others.