*NEW INSTRUCTOR* Mr. Ahlquist teaches literature.
Dale Ahlquist holds a BA from Carleton College and MA from Hamline University. He is also a recipient of an honorary doctorate from Thomas More College of Liberal Arts.
Mr. Ahquist is the president of the American Chesterton Society; publisher of
; popular speaker at national and international conferences; creator & host of the EWTN series “G.K. Chesterton - The Apostle of Common Sense”; co-founder of
; and Senior Fellow of the Chesterton Library in Oxford. He has written, edited, or contributed to more than fifteen books on G. K. Chesterton,, including
The Apostle of Common Sense
The Complete Thinker.
He is considered one of the leading Chesterton scholars in the world.
Mr. Ahlquist is a Evangelical convert to Catholicism. Reading G. K. Chesterton’s
The Everlasting Man
during his honeymoon in Rome profoundly changed his life and inevitably led to research of the Early Church Fathers and the history of the Catholic Church. Systematically, Mr. Ahlquist began to see his point-by-point objections to Catholicism wither away.
Mr. Ahlquist teaches the following course:
by G. K. Chesterton