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The trilogy contains Chesterton's most famous works: Orthodoxy, Heretics and the Everlasting Man. Orthodoxy: Orthodoxy (1908) is a book by G. K. Chesterton that has become a classic of Christian apologetics.[citation needed] Chesterton considered this book a companion to his other work, Heretics, writing it expressly in response to G. S. Street's criticism of the earlier work, "that he was not going to bother about his theology until I had really stated mine". In the book's preface, Chesterton states the purpose is to "attempt an explanation, not of whether the Christian faith can be believed, but of how he personally has come to believe it." In it, Chesterton presents an original view of Christian religion. He sees it as the answer to natural human needs, the "answer to a riddle" in his own words, and not simply as an arbitrary truth received from somewhere outside the boundaries of human experience. Heretics: Heretics is a collection of 20 essays originally published by G. K. Chesterton in 1905. While the loci of the chapters of Heretics are personalities, the topics he debates are universal to the "vague moderns" of the 21st century century as it was to those of the 20th. The Everlasting Man: The Everlasting Man is a Christian apologetics book written by G. K. Chesterton, published in 1925. 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 Jesus Christ as merely another charismatic figure. Chesterton detailed his own spiritual journey in Orthodoxy, but in this book he tries to illustrate the spiritual journey of humanity, or at least of Western civilisation. "The Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting. It has been found difficult; and left untried." "The Bible tells us to love our neighbors, and also to love our enemies; probably because generally they are the same people." "A dead thing can go with the stream, but only a living thing can go against it."


Pages 567

Binding Paperback

Interior Color Black & White

Dimensions US Trade (6 x 9 in / 152 x 229 mm)


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Christian Trilogy by GK Chesterton

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