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Fool's Talk -- The Kinship of Wit and Wisdom

Kevin Belmonte | Posted 06.24.2016 | Religion
Kevin Belmonte

The book is called "Fool's Talk," written by the Oxford-educated cultural scholar and author, Os Guinness. And if Twain and Chesterton were writers who marshaled wit and paradox in commending wisdom, Guinness richly mines many a classic vein of wisdom, and wit, to help Christians in our time discern what it means to be winsome, and compelling, in commending faith.

The Genius Of G.K. Chesterton: Understanding The Heart Of The Enduring Story

Kevin Belmonte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Kevin Belmonte

So what were Shaw and Hemmingway on about? Who was this writer of genius and great good humor? In the world of letters, or within the convivial setting of a tavern, he was an undeniable presence.

12 Best Quotes by G.K. Chesterton

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

Author Kevin Belmonte's biography of G.K. Chesterton has brought a new light to the sometimes forgotten literary genius. A companion piece, The Quota...

In Praise of Doing Things Badly

Daniel Krotz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Daniel Krotz

It is every bookseller's pleasure -- and our obligation -- to support the self-published writer who will not be stilled by market forces, publishing companies, critics or inhibition.

All Literature Is Gossip

Daniel Krotz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Daniel Krotz

Rain fell hard all day during the Arkansas Bookseller's Show and the wind daunted even the most serious of book buyers and readers. The convention center was exactly empty.

On the Road: Why Do We Want To Travel?

Robert Fuller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robert Fuller

Fear is part of what makes travel so enlivening and revelatory. You're perpetually off-balance and on guard. After a while one yearns for the mindlessness of familiar routines.

All Literature is Gossip

Daniel Krotz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Daniel Krotz

The modern world does not wear its heart on its sleeve," John said, to no one in particular, apropos of nothing. He sipped a cup of coffee and stared off into space. "It wears it up its sleeve like a card shark."