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Chesterton school planned for Stillwater seeks Church recognition

Chesterton school planned for Stillwater seeks Church recognition

| December 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Called Chesterton Academy of the St. Croix Valley, the school has connections to Chesterton Academy in Hopkins as a member of the Chesterton Schools Network.

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Chesterton conference confronts challenge of modern-day eugenics

Chesterton conference confronts challenge of modern-day eugenics

| Junno Arocho Esteves | June 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

“Chesterton thought the eugenics movement was based on false anthropology — that is, treating human beings as if they were higher-order animals and breeding-cart horses. But he also saw it, of course, as an assault on the poor,” said Basilian Father Ian Boyd, president of the G.K. Chesterton Institute for Faith and Culture at Seton Hall in South Orange, N.J. “The people who were passing all this legislation did not mean it should apply to them or to their children. They always legislated as if they were legislating for another species.”

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