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The complete thinker : the marvelous mind of G.K. Chesterton

Author: Dale Ahlquist
Publisher: San Francisco : Ignatius Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author weaves together excerpts from G.K. Chesterton's writings on a wide variety of topics to illustrate Chesterton's skill as a 'complete thinker', to synthesize disparate ideas and disciplines into a coherent whole.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: G K Chesterton; G K Chesterton; G K Chesterton
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dale Ahlquist
ISBN: 9781586176754 1586176757
OCLC Number: 796754058
Description: 261 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction: "The only man I regularly read" --
How to think --
Truth and its discontents --
The limits of language --
The problem of evil --
The seven deadly sins --
The universe and other little things --
Old and new --
East and West --
War and peace --
Politics and patriotism --
Law and lawyers --
Buying and selling --
Sickness and health --
Life and death --
Abandon hopelessness, all ye who enter here --
To be --
The exception proves the rule --
Appendix: Chesterton vs. Darrow.
Other Titles: Marvelous mind of G.K. Chesterton
Responsibility: Dale Ahlquist.

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The author weaves together excerpts from G.K. Chesterton's writings on a wide variety of topics to illustrate Chesterton's skill as a 'complete thinker', to synthesize disparate ideas and disciplines into a coherent whole.

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