Michael J. Lichens

Michael J. Lichens

Michael J. Lichens is the editor of Catholic Exchange and blog editor of St. Austin Review. When he's not busy revising and editing, he is often writing on Chesterton and films. He is currently working on a forthcoming series of short ghostly tales and a graphic novel. Find his musings on Twitter at mjordanlichens.

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  1. Michael J. Lichens

    Chesterton the Poet

    April 9, 2015 12:52 pm 2 Comments

    “A complete poem is one where an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found its words.” — Robert Frost In his otherwise disparaging review of Dr. Ian Ker’s G. K. Chesterton: A Biography, the late atheist critic Christopher Hitchens noted that he and Ker were in agreement… Read more »

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  2. Like every other kind of fictional genre, comics have the power to spark the imagination and restore a sense of beauty. Their fantastic heroes, villains, and sweeping mythologies have become for us a paradigm for how we can find goodness in a world that often seems bleak. For one comic… Read more »

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