Orthodoxy
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Orthodoxy

By G. K. Chesterton
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"This book is meant to be a companion to "Heretics," andto put the positive side in addition to the negative. Many critics complained of the book called "Heretics" because it merely criticised current philosophies without offering any alternative philosophy. This book is an attempt to answer the challenge." G. K. Chersterton, Orthodoxy, 1908 A 'pagan' at 12, an agnostic at 16, G. K. Chesterton at 35 wrote"Orthodoxy, The Romance of Faith" describing his trek to aphilosophy of orthodox Christianty. He used his intellectual toolshumor, poetry, philosophy, and reason to lay out his trek and attractothers to take the same trek."This book is meant to be a companion to "Heretics," andto put the positive side in addition to the negative. Many critics complained of the book called "Heretics" because it merely criticised current philosophies without offering any alternative philosophy. This book is an attempt to answer the challenge." G. K. Chersterton, Orthodoxy, 1908 A 'pagan' at 12, an agnostic at 16, G. K. Chesterton at 35 wrote"Orthodoxy, The Romance of Faith" describing his trek to aphilosophy of orthodox Christianty. He used his intellectual toolshumor, poetry, philosophy, and reason to lay out his trek and attractothers to take the same trek."This book is meant to be a companion to "Heretics," andto put the positive side in addition to the negative. Many critics complained of the book called "Heretics" because it merely criticised current philosophies without offering any alternative philosophy. This book is an attempt to answer the challenge." G. K. Chersterton, Orthodoxy, 1908 A 'pagan' at 12, an agnostic at 16, G. K. Chesterton at 35 wrote"Orthodoxy, The Romance of Faith" describing his trek to aphilosophy of orthodox Christianty. He used his intellectual toolshumor, poetry, philosophy, and reason to lay out his trek and attractothers to take the same trek."This book is meant to be a companion to "Heretics," andto put the positive side in addition to the negative. Many critics complained of the book called "Heretics" because it merely criticised current philosophies without offering any alternative philosophy. This book is an attempt to answer the challenge." G. K. Chersterton, Orthodoxy, 1908 A 'pagan' at 12, an agnostic at 16, G. K. Chesterton at 35 wrote"Orthodoxy, The Romance of Faith" describing his trek to aphilosophy of orthodox Christianty. He used his intellectual toolshumor, poetry, philosophy, and reason to lay out his trek and attractothers to take the same trek."This book is meant to be a companion to "Heretics," andto put the positive side in addition to the negative. Many critics complained of the book called "Heretics" because it merely criticised current philosophies without offering any alternative philosophy. This book is an attempt to answer the challenge." G. K. Chersterton, Orthodoxy, 1908 A 'pagan' at 12, an agnostic at 16, G. K. Chesterton at 35 wrote"Orthodoxy, The Romance of Faith" describing his trek to aphilosophy of orthodox Christianty. He used his intellectual toolshumor, poetry, philosophy, and reason to lay out his trek and attractothers to take the same trek.

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  • ORTHODOXY
  • by
    • G. K. CHESTERTON
      • JOHN LANE THE BODLEY HEAD LTD
      • MADE AND PRINTED IN GREAT BRITAIN BY WILLIAM CLOWES AND SONS, LIMITED, LONDON AND BECCLES.
  • TO MY MOTHER
  • CONTENTS
  • CHAPTER I.—Introduction in Defence of Everything Else
  • CHAPTER II.—The Maniac
  • CHAPTER III.—The Suicide of Thought
  • CHAPTER IV—The Ethics of Elfland
  • CHAPTER V.—The Flag of the World
  • CHAPTER VI.—The Paradoxes of Christianity
  • CHAPTER VII.—The Eternal Revolution
  • CHAPTER VIII.—The Romance of Orthodoxy
  • CHAPTER IX.—Authority and the Adventurer
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