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The universe according to G.K. Chesterton

G. K. Chesterton

The universe according to G.K. Chesterton

a dictionary of the mad, mundane, and metaphysical

by G. K. Chesterton

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Published by Dover Publications in Mineola, N.Y .
Written in English

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  • Quotations

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    Other titlesDictionary of the mad, mundane, and metaphysical
    StatementG.K. Chesterton ; with illustrations by the author ; edited by Dale Ahlquist
    ContributionsAhlquist, Dale
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR4453.C4 A6 2011b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24885580M
    ISBN 100486481158
    ISBN 109780486481159
    LC Control Number2011022361

    A history of humanity, Christ, and Christianity, this polemic famously converted C. S. Lewis from atheism. Chesterton's view of Christianity — as a rare blend of philosophy and mythology, satisfying to both intellect and spirit — applies to his brilliant book, which . The Uses of Diversity G. K. Chesterton A Book of Essays. Table of Contents. On Seriousness Lamp-Posts The Spirits According to this theory, a baby begins by chipping flints and rubbing sticks together to find fire. tag, and bobtail of the universe, all the quack doctors, all the sham artists, all the demireps and drunken egotists.

    The best book I have ever read. A wonderful chronicle of how the entirety of history reaches its pinnacle in Jesus. From the start, Chesterton takes the poetic road; he swipes at the theory of evolution by asserting the necessity of art, the desire to create, and the noticing of beauty in unattractive things/5. – G.K. Chesterton. There is no Chris­t­ian book, aside from the Bible, that has influ­enced my faith as much as G.K. Chesterton’s Ortho­doxy. From first word to last I was enchant­ed by new (to me) ideas about this Chris­t­ian life – that it is full of won­der, full of para­dox, full of fun!

    "The Universe According To G.K. Chesterton: A Dictionary of The Mad, Mundane, and Metaphysical" [] Edited by Dale Ahlquist {president of the American Chesterton Society} includes more than two dozen of Chesterton's distinctive drawings. A more recent book, The Universe According to G. K. Chesterton, edited by Dale Ahlquist, Dover, , is a dictionary of "Mad, Mundane and Metaphysical" definitions attributed to Chesterton. Martin Gardner and Gilbert Chesterton.


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“The Iliad is only great because all life is a battle, The Odyssey because all life is a journey, The Book of Job because all life is a riddle.” ~ G.K. Chesterton, "The Everlasting Man" The Book of Job is perhaps one of the most difficult books in the Bible to read, both intellectually and.

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