Chesterton

by Garry Wills

Publisher: Doubleday in New York

Written in English
Cover of: Chesterton | Garry Wills
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  • Chesterton, G. K. 1874-1936.,
  • Authors, English -- 20th century -- Biography.

Edition Notes

StatementGarry Wills.
GenreBiography.
ContributionsWills, Garry, 1934-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR4453.C4 Z88 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 330 p. ;
Number of Pages330
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3658891M
ISBN 100385502907
LC Control Number2002522876
OCLC/WorldCa48029791

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Chesterton is best known for creating the priest-dete. For Chesterton, true, vigorous Christianity is simultaneously incarnational (embodied) and spiritual, historical and eternal.

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K. Chesterton. Gilbert Keith Chesterton () was an English journalist, poet, biographer, historian, debater, radio personality, and novelist.

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