The first time Nancy Carpentier Brown read G.K. Chesterton’s work, she didn’t just hate it – she actually burned the book!

But things certainly changed. Nancy now not only works with the American Chesterton Society, she is a leading expert on Frances Chesterton, and a much-requested speaker on both Gilbert and Frances Chesterton.

She’s also the author of The Father Brown Reader I and II, The Chestertons and the Golden Key, and The Woman Who Was Chesterton.

In this episode, you’ll hear:

  • about introducing kids Chesterton and his work
  • learning more about Chesterton yourself as a parent
  • where to start when you’re overwhelmed!

Also: I may have possibly read aloud during this episode. And even whipped out my British accent to do it. Maybe. Possibly. ;)

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Episode 63
The Chestertons and the Golden Key
The Father Brown Reader II: More Stories from Chesterton
The Woman Who Was Chesterton
The Innocence of Father Brown
Common Sense 101: Lessons from Chesterton
The Great Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (Puffin Classics)
What’s Wrong with the World
The Complete Father Brown Mysteries: By G. K. Chesterton – Illustrated
G. K. Chesterton:  Apostle of Common Sense
The Complete Thinker: The Marvelous Mind of G.K. Chesterton
Wisdom and Innocence: A Life of G.K. Chesterton

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