The Everlasting Man By G K Chesterton is Book Gilbert Keith Ch
The Everlasting Man By G.K. Chesterton is Book Gilbert Keith Chesterton 1874 1936 was born in London, educated at St Paul s, and went to art school at University College London In 1900, he was asked to contribute a few magazine articles on art criticism, and went on to become one of the most prolific writers of all time He wrote a hundred books, contributions to 200 , hundreds of poems, including the epic Ballad of the White Horse, five plays, five novels, and some two hundred short stories, including a popular series featuring the priest detective, Father Brown In spite of his literary accomplishments, he considered himself primarily a journalist He wrote over 4000 newspaper essays, including 30 years worth of weekly columns for the Illustrated London News, and 13 years of weekly columns for the Daily News He also edited his own newspaper, G.K s Weekly.Chesterton was equally at ease with literary and social criticism, history, politics, economics, philosophy, and theology.. This classic exploration of human history vis vis its link to Christianity ponders the question What makes human beings uniquely human In this thoughtful response to the rampant social Darwinism of the early twentieth century, G K Chesterton explains how religion a blend of philosophy and mythology satisfies both the human intellect and the spirit, and sets man sThis classic exploration of human history vis vis its link to Christianity ponders the question What makes human beings uniquely human In this thoughtful response to the rampant social Darwinism of the early twentieth century, G K Chesterton explains how religion a blend of philosophy and mythology satisfies both the human intellect and the spirit, and sets man starkly apart from any other living creature.Written in 1925, this enduring polemic still strikes a modern chord Addressing evolution, feminism, and cultural relativism within the context of religion, the book also examines religious skepticism How does one sustain belief in Jesus Christ and the Church when, throughout history, the key to religious truth has been constantly reshaped According to Chesterton, the shape of the key is not important What matters is that it fits the lock and opens the door An emphatic affirmation of Christian faith, The Everlasting Man is leavened with the author s characteristic wit and wisdom, and appeals to the mind as well as the heart.. Bestseller Kindle The Everlasting Man Men and women have become Christians solely from reading this one book. If you are not a Christian, beware this book. It will possibly convert you. If it does not, then it will probably irreparably harden your heart. A book to save you eternally or to damn you to hell forever. Amazing.