My Name is Lazarus
34 Stories of Converts Whose Path to Rome Was Paved by G. K. Chesterton
St. Benedict Press LLC
OverviewJewish converts, Muslim converts, former atheists, agnostics, and Protestants of all stripes. Drawn to Chesterton for utterly different reasons. All arriving at the same destination. A book of curiosity and confrontation and consolation. Contributors include Bishop James Conley, Fr. Dwight Longenecker, Peter Kreeft, Joseph Pearce, Leah Libresco, Kevin O'Brien, Brandon Vogt, Emma Fox Wilson, Carl Olson, Victoria Darkey, Matt Swaim, David Fagerberg and others. An utterly engaging collection of conversion stories. Includes a fascinating "new" account of Chesterton's own conversion in his own words.
One of the most respected G.K. Chesterton scholars in the world, Dale Ahlquist is President of the Society of Gilbert Keith Chesterton. He is also the publisher of Gilbert! magazine, and the creator and host of the popular EWTN series, The Apostle of Common Sense. Dale has written five books on Chesterton, including Common Sense 101: Lessons from G.K. Chesterton and The Complete Thinker.
An internationally renowned speaker, Dale has given more than 600 lectures at conferences, diocesan events, and prestigious institutions including Yale, Columbia, Cornell, Notre Dame, Oxford, the Vatican Forum in Rome, and the House of Lords in London.
He is also the co-founder of Chesterton Academy, a classical high school in Minneapolis, Minnesota, which has been rated one of the Top 50 Catholic High Schools in the nation, and is the chairman of the Chesterton Schools network, which now includes fifteen high schools in the U.S., Canada and Italy. He and his wife Laura live in Minneapolis and have six children.