All posts by Casey Chalk

Casey Chalk is a columnist for New Oxford Review and Crisis Magazine. He has a Bachelors in History and Masters in Teaching from the University of Virginia and a Masters in Theological Studies from Christendom College.

Cultivating a Christian Imagination in a Pornographic Age

“Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God,” declared Jesus in his Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5:8). It’s interesting that Christ directly associates purity with the ability to perceive God, and, as many interpreters argue, the...

/ October 29, 2020

Who’s Your Authority?: Notes on Ideology and Enemies

I don’t think it would be fair to blame my father for his distrust of authority. Growing up in 1960s Jim Crow Alabama, in a hardscrabble, blue-collar family that aspired for white-collar status, he didn’t have particularly good influences. He...

/ October 7, 2020

The Wind in the Willows: A Tribute to Home and Friendship

On April 6, 2016, 50-year-old separated father-of-two Michael Danaher broke into the Oxford home of Adrian Greenwood, a historian and art-dealer best known for a well-reviewed biography of nineteenth-century British officer Sir Colin Campbell. Danaher tortured and stabbed Greenwood more...

/ September 16, 2020