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The holiness of G.K. Chesterton

William Oddie

The holiness of G.K. Chesterton

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Published by Gracewing in Leominster, England .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion,
  • Katholizismus,
  • Theologie,
  • Glaube,
  • Biography,
  • English Authors

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by William Oddie
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR4453.C4 Z6478 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 140 p. ;
    Number of Pages140
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25329850M
    ISBN 100852447256
    ISBN 109780852447253
    LC Control Number2011431017
    OCLC/WorldCa662403832


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Considered by many to be Chesterton's greatest masterpiece of all his writings, this is his whole view of world history as informed by the Incarnation. Beginning with the origin of man and the various religious attitudes throughout history, Chesterton shows how the fulfillment of all of man's desires takes place in the person of Christ and in Christ's rton propounds /5(5).

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Chesterton. And yet, all that being said, the standards for sainthood in the Catholic Church are very high, and Chesterton’s critics question his suitability for sainthood. Gilbert Keith Chesterton was born in London, England, in He began his education at St Paul's School, and later went on to study art at the Slade School, and literature at University College in London.

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