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The Quotable Chesterton

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G. K. Chesterton was a literary giant of his age. With anexceptional intellect, he wrote about history, politics, economics, philosophy,social and literary criticism, and theology. He published essays, novels, biographies,short stories, and poetry, and the Christian classicsHeretics,Orthodoxy...


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G. K. Chesterton was a literary giant of his age. With anexceptional intellect, he wrote about history, politics, economics, philosophy,social and literary criticism, and theology. He published essays, novels, biographies,short stories, and poetry, and the Christian classicsHeretics,Orthodoxy, andThe Everlasting Man, which C. S. Lewiscredits as instrumental in his conversion to Christianity.


With much of his finest material out of print or hard to find,modern readers have long needed a standard collection of his best thoughts. KevinBelmonte'sThe Quotable Chestertonbringsthem to you arranged alphabetically by topic, with complete original sourcedocumentation.


There are entries from Adventure to Cheese, Politics toEmile Zola, interspersed with essays about Chesterton's life and times.Hundreds of passages drawn from Chesterton's fiction, poetry, essays, and otherbooks showcase a man theNew York Timeshailed as a "brilliant English essayist" and George Bernard Shaw called a"colossal genius."


Endorsements:


"There isn't a writer who gets me pacing and smiling andthinking like G.K. Chesterton. His every paradigm shift is an adjustment to my mentalcompass, and so a gift." -DONALD MILLER, author of theNew York TimesbestsellersAMillion Miles in a Thousand YearsandBlueLike Jazz


"Over the years, I have delivered thousands of lectures,speeches, talks, and sermons; I have written hundreds of articles, essays,books, and reviews; it is an exceedingly rare occasion when any of them shouldfail to contain the words 'Chesterton once said.' Kevin Belmonte here revealsthat fountain of wit, wisdom, and wonder, G.K. Chesterton, in all hisirresistibly, irrepressibly, quotable splendor."-GEORGE GRANT, Pastor, ParishPresbyterian Church, and Chancellor, New College Franklin


-Publisher


G. K. Chesterton was a literary giant of his age. With an exceptional intellect, he wrote about history, politics, economics, philosophy, social and literary criticism, and theology. He published essays, novels, biographies, short stories, and poetry, and the Christian classics Heretics, Orthodoxy, and The Everlasting Man, which C. S. Lewis credits as instrumental in his conversion to Christianity.


With much of his finest material out of print or hard to find, modern readers have long needed a standard collection of his best thoughts. Kevin Belmonte's The Quotable Chesterton brings them to you arranged alphabetically by topic, with complete original source documentation.


There are entries from Adventure to Cheese, Politics to mile Zola, interspersed with essays about Chesterton's life and times. Hundreds of passages drawn from Chesterton's fiction, poetry, essays, and other books showcase a man the New York Times hailed as a ?brilliant English essayist? and George Bernard Shaw called a ?colossal genius.?


Endorsements:


?There isn?t a writer who gets me pacing and smiling and thinking like G.K. Chesterton. His every paradigm shift is an adjustment to my mental compass, and so a gift.? ?DONALD MILLER, author of the New York Times bestsellers A Million Miles in a Thousand Years and Blue Like Jazz


?Over the years, I have delivered thousands of lectures, speeches, talks, and sermons; I have written hundreds of articles, essays, books, and reviews; it is an exceedingly rare occasion when any of them should fail to contain the words ?Chesterton once said.? Kevin Belmonte here reveals that fountain of wit, wisdom, and wonder, G.K. Chesterton, in all his irresistibly, irrepressibly, quotable splendor.??GEORGE GRANT, Pastor, Parish Presbyterian Church, and Chancellor, New College Franklin


-Publisher

PRODUCT DETAIL
  • Catalogue Code 310410
  • Product Code 9781595552051
  • ISBN 1595552057
  • EAN 9781595552051
  • Pages 336
  • Department Academic
  • Category Classic
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Thomas Nelson Publishers
  • Publication Date Jan 2011
  • Sales Rank 80990
  • Dimensions 203 x 134 x 22mm
  • Weight 0.281kg

Kevin Belmonte

Kevin Belmonte is a visiting author at Gordon College and the lead historical consultant for the major motion picture Amazing Grace. His first biography, William Wilberforce: A Hero for Humanity, received the prestigious John Pollock Award for Christian Biography Winner of the 2003. Belmonte has edited Wilberforce's classic apologetic work A Practical View of Christianity and served as a script consultant for the BBC. Moast recently he has authored Christian Encounters Series: D. L. Moody. He and his wife, Kelly, along with their son, Samuel, reside in New England.

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