Christopher Check is president of Catholic Answers. A graduate of Rice University, he served for seven years as a field artillery officer in the Marine Corps, including deployments and expeditions in the Far East and the Persian Gulf area. After the Marine Corps he served for two decades as vice president of the Rockford Institute. His writings have appeared in many Catholic and secular newspapers and journals. He has lectured widely at home and abroad on the heroes and villains of Catholic history. He and his wife, Jacqueline, have four sons.
Dale Ahlquist is President of the American Chesterton Society, and Publisher of Gilbert Magazine. He is the creator and host of the long-running EWTN television series, “The Apostle of Common Sense.” Dale is the author of four books and has edited eight books of writings by G.K. Chesterton. Recognized as one of the leading Chesterton scholars in the world, he has given over 500 lectures at major colleges and universities and other venues, including Yale, Columbia, Cornell, Notre Dame, Oxford, Cal-Berkeley, Cal-Tech, Rice, Penn, Dartmouth, San Pablo (Madrid), the Vatican Forum in Rome and the House of Lords in London. He is a Senior Fellow of the Chesterton Library at Oxford.
He is the co-founder of Chesterton Academy, a high school near Minneapolis, Minnesota, which was named one of the top 50 Catholic High Schools in the United States.
Dale received a B.A. from Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota, and a M.A. from Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota. He and his wife, Laura, have six children.