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Published by Dodd, Mead & Company in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Catholic Church -- Apologetic works,
  • Religion,
  • Christianity and other religions

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementG.K. Chesterton ...
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL48 .C5 1925a
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv p., 1 l., 344 p.
Number of Pages344
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6683518M
LC Control Number25023426
OCLC/WorldCa656117

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C.S. Lewis was an atheist until he read Chesterton’s book, The Everlasting Man, but he wasn’t afterwards, prompting him to observe that a young man who is serious about his atheism cannot be too careful about what he reads. Of all of Chesterton’s literary monuments, this is perhaps his greatest, for he eloquently and concisely packs the whole human story between the covers of one book. The Everlasting Man by G.K. Chesterton () Prefatory Note Introduction: The Plan Of This Book Part I: On the Creature Called Man I. The Man in the Cave II. Professors and Prehistoric Men III. The Antiquity of Civilisation IV. God and Comparative Religion V. Man and Mythologies VI. The Demons and the Philosophers VII. The War of the Gods and File Size: KB. The Everlasting Man Audio Preview O'Brien has such a pleasant and cheerful voice that it's easy to follow along and to get into the spirit of the book--even if you're a non-believer. She does leave her mistakes in, and I don't mind that, at all. Some folks might use the excuse of the occasional flub for not doing a reading at all. The Everlasting Man is a two-part history of mankind, Christ, and Christianity, by G. K. Chesterton. Whereas Orthodoxy detailed Chesterton’s own spiritual journey, in this book he tries to illustrate the spiritual journey of humanity, or at least of Western civilization.

  The Everlasting Man is a Christian apologetics book written by G. K. Chesterton, published in It is, to some extent, a deliberate rebuttal of H. . Highly influential in C. S. Lewis' conversion from atheism to Christianity, The Everlasting Man continues to inspire new generations of readers and listeners. Considered by many to be Chesterton's greatest masterpiece, this audiobook declares his comprehensive view . The Everlasting Man is a Christian apologetics book written by G. K. Chesterton. It is, to some extent, a deliberate rebuttal of H. G. Wells' The Outline of History, disputing Wells' portrayals of human life and civilisation as a seamless development from animal life and of . Chesterton wrote a great deal of poetry, as well as works of social and literary criticism. Among his most notable books are The Man Who Was Thursday, a metaphysical thriller, and The Everlasting Man, a history of humankind's spiritual progress. After Chesterton converted to Catholicism in , he wrote mainly on religious topics/5(5).