Maciej Wąs

Maciej Wąs

About Maciej Wąs

Maciej Wąs is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Silesia in Poland and an English philologist. Mr. Wąs's research, which has been published in The Chesterton Review, concerns G.K. Chesterton.

The Contemplative Mood: Restoring God to Public Life

By |2019-04-11T10:34:03-05:00March 24th, 2018|Categories: Christianity, Culture, G.K. Chesterton, Philosophy|

Contemporary culture is characterized by a morbid self-awareness that destroys the joy of life and tosses everything it touches into a dark pit of closed and inverted self-centeredness. If we want God back in our public life, we have to restore a “contemplative mood”—a reflectiveness that runs like a warm and sweet underground river [...]

G.K. Chesterton and the Rehabilitation of Eros

By |2018-02-07T23:25:31-05:00February 7th, 2018|Categories: Catholicism, Christian Humanism, Christianity, G.K. Chesterton, Love|

We should consider G.K. Chesterton the great liberator and purifier of eros, fighting for its rights in the great civilizational turmoil of his times, and doing it in a strict accordance with the great philosophical and theological tradition of the West, not only Christian—but also Pagan… “There are more than enough considerations that might [...]