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The Blatchford Controversies and Other Essays on Religion

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A refreshing new collection of Chesterton's writings on religion, Christianity, miracles, rationalism, and the Catholic Church. The brilliant essays in this volume preceded and inspired the later apologetic works of C.S. Lewis, and are as relevant (and joyfully devastating) to the "new" atheism of Hitchens and Dawkins, as they were to the materialistic rationalism of a cen ...more
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Published (first published November 21st 2012)
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Quickly paced, the arguments within the collection of essays are sound and reasonable. Great response to Mr. Richard Blatchford.
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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 more, hundreds of poems, including the epic Ballad of the White Horse, fi ...more
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“The psychological substance of the whole thing has altered; the marble has turned to ice; and the ice has melted with most amazing rapidity. The Church was right to refuse even the exception. The world has admitted the exception; and the exception has become the rule.” 0 likes
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