The world perhaps has not seen two more distinct writers than the brooding German philosopher and the jolly journalist from England who followed him by one generation. The conflict of their worldviews set the tone for the 20th century. Come and hear a talk unlike any you have ever heard before.

BIO: Mr. Dale Ahlquist is President of the American Chesterton Society, host of the EWTN series “G.K. Chesterton: The Apostle of Common Sense,” and Publisher of Gilbert Magazine. He has written three books on Chesterton, edited five more, and has written for over a dozen publications. He has lectured at major colleges and universities and other venues, including Yale, Columbia, Norte Dame, Oxford, the Vatican Forum in Rome, the Thomas More Centre in Melbourne, and at the House of Lords in London.

He is the co-founder of Chesterton Academy, a high school in St. Louis Park, Minnesota, and the executive producer of Manalive, a film based on a novel by G.K. Chesterton, which will be released in 2012.

Dale received a B.A. from Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota, and a M.A. from Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota. He and his wife Laura have six children.

“Ahlquist on Chesterton is like Plato on Socrates, or Boswell on Johnson.” New Oxford Review.