G.K. Chesterton was a journalist, playwright, poet, biographer, novelist, essayist, literary commentator, editor, orator, artist, and theologian. Orthodoxy is his great theological work, which amounts to an apology for the Christian faith heretofore unequalled, excepting perhaps by C.S. Lewis's Mere Christianity . A serious attack against Christianity by well-known newspaper editor Robert Blatchford in 1903 impelled Chesterton to seize the gauntlet of refutation. His reply was immensely successful and was the early formation of his convincing credo that is so brilliantly and cogently argued in Orthodoxy, a masterwork that was published just five years later.More
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Wonderful Narration, Important Work
- Charles Atkinson "Dept Q, Harry Hole... where are you?"
A treasure of Christian apologetics
Audio for a quick and engaging flyover, print text for leisurely study and reflection.
Imaginative approach to Christian apologetics from a Catholic writer.
Love Chesterton's perspective on fairy tales.
Probably not. Though charming and entertaining, it taxes the listener to THINK.
I think Protestant evangelicals ought to challenge themselves to a reading marathon of thoughtful Catholic writers of the last century - starting with Chesterton, Tolkien, and Nouwen (and I say that as an evangelical Protestant!).