A Timeless Argument for Traditional ChristianityIf you think orthodoxy is boring and predictable, think again. In this timeless classic, G. K. Chesterton, one of the literary giants of the twentieth century, presents a logical and personal reasoning ...
l reasoning for Christianity in model apologetic form. Gilbert Keith Chesterton was a self-described pagan at age 12 and totally agnostic by age 16. Yet, his spiritual journey ultimately led to a personal philosophy of orthodox, biblical Christianity. The account of his experiences, Orthodoxy bridges the centuries and appeals to today's readers who face the same challenges of materialism, self-centeredness, and progress.
"Hope means hoping when things are hopeless, or it is no virtue at all. And faith mean believing the incredible, or it is no virtue at all." --G.K. Chesterton
A unique book, Orthodoxy addresses our faith struggles and how we communicate our faith to others. Through philosophy, poetry, reason and humor Chesterton leads us on a literary journey toward truth.
This edition includes a foreword by Philip Yancey who, like C. S. Lewis and other leading Christian writers, found this book to be pivotal his Christian experience. Yancey credits Chesterton with helping to revive and define his faith.
This book is perfect for the rational, intellectual Christian who doesn't quite know how to "argue" about his or her faith. Yes, we need to be able to defend our faith when questioned, and there are many different approaches, but Chesterton's is aThis book is perfect for the rational, intellectual Christian who doesn't quite know how to "argue" about his or her faith. Yes, we need to be able to defend our faith when questioned, and there are many different approaches, but Chesterton's is a really powerful way that forces you to re-examine facts and arguments against Christianity. True orthodoxy, as he claims, is the only truth that measures up.
It would be great if there could be a modern version of the book, with more accessible English....Continua Nascondi