8 edition of The Everlasting Man (Large Print) found in the catalog.
October 1, 2006
Written in English
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One of the most original and controversial theological works ever written, The Everlasting Man offers a commanding perspective of world history and aims to restore our sense of wonder in the universe, our god, and ourselves. The Everlasting Man, written in response to an anti-Christian history of humans penned by H.G. Wells, is considered Chesterton’s masterpiece. In it, he explains Christ’s place in history, asserting that the Christian myth carries more weight than other mythologies for one simple reason—it is the truth.
Here is the genius of Chesterton at its delightful best. C.S. Lewis credits this book as the one that was most instrumental in his conversion. The Everlasting Man [Ignatius Press] () by Pages: In The Everlasting Man, G. K. Chesterton paints the full panorama of human history in light of Christian tradition. Highly influential in C. S. Lewis' conversion from atheism to Christianity, this book continues to inspire new generations of listeners.
An emphatic affirmation of Christian faith, The Everlasting Man is leavened with the author's characteristic wit and wisdom, and appeals to the mind as well as the heart. Reprint of the Hodder and Stoughton, Ltd., London, edition. Find books like The Everlasting Man from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked The Everlasting Man also liked: Surprised.
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The Everlasting Man integrates history, sociology, theology and philosophy, and seasons it all with wit and humor.
It is a serious book all the same, and if you spend some time with it, will help you think more clearly about how we came to be the people we are.
For C.S. Lewis it was a first step away from Atheism and toward by: A masterpiece among many fine works of Chesterton, “The Everlasting Man” brings an everlasting change to the whole notion of “comparative religions”; and reading this great and challenging book will give you a new perspective on the history of the world/5.
The Everlasting Man [G. Chesterton] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Everlasting Man. (Surprised by Joy p) When asked what Christian writers had helped him, Lewis remarked insix months before he died, "The contemporary book that has helped me the most is Chesterton's The Everlasting Man." (God in the Dock p) The book has two parts.
The first is titled "On the Creature called Man." It uses the available evidence from paleontology, an.
cient history, Cited by: The Everlasting Man integrates history, sociology, theology and philosophy, and seasons it all with wit and humor. It is a serious book all the same, and if you spend some time with it, will help you think more clearly about how we came to be the people we are.
For C.S. Lewis it was a first step away from Atheism and toward Christianity/5(). The Everlasting Man is a sort of history of religion in that it is a history of man. Chesterton defines what religion is, and proves how Christianity is unique from all the other philosophies that have ever been dreamed.
Up until I read this book, I thought Plato owned the motif of the cave in literature: no more/5(28). Written as a response to HG Wells’ The Outline of History, GK Chesterton’s The Everlasting Man recounts the spiritual journey of Western Civilization, refuting Wells’ belief that humans are only advanced animals and that Jesus was just an extraordinary human.
Hodder and Stoughton published the Christian apologetics text in “The Everlasting takes place over the course of two millennia and follows the lives of four people pondering life’s greatest question. It engages with history and humanity on a grand cosmic scale.”4/5(2).
THE EVERLASTING MAN by G.K. CHESTERTON. Contents. Introduction: The Plan of This Book. PART ONE ON THE CREATURE CALLED MAN.
I The Man in the Cave. II Professors and Prehistoric Men. III The Antiquity of Civilisation. IV God and Comparative Religion. V Man and Mythologies. VI The Demons and Philosophers.
VII The War of the Gods and Demons. The A-Z of C.S. Lewis Author: Colin Duriez Publisher: Lion Books ISBN: Category: Biography & Autobiography Page: View: The Everlasting, a quadruple love story spanning two millennia, is no less than the story of love itselfits frustrations and thrills, its blunders and transcendent glories/5(31).
The Paperback of the The Everlasting Man by G. Chesterton at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. The Plan Of This Book. Part I: On the Creature Called Man. The Man in the Cave II. Professors and Prehistoric Men III.
The Antiquity of Civilisation IV. God and /5(23). This detailed literature summary also contains Topics for Discussion and a Free Quiz on The Everlasting Man by G. Chesterton. The history of the world highlights two major facts, both of which contradict the anti-religious and even anti-human theories that have become fashionable in academic circles.
G.K. Chesterton, English newspaper columnist, literary reviewer, and general character knew all about eccentricity and going against the mainstream. This book, the latest in a line of many previous portraits of great artists and famous historical figures, is his idiosyncratic look at the history of humanity and Jesus of Nazareth.
The Everlasting Man is one of G. Chesterton's most important books. Frustrated with attempts to relate history without God, such as H. Wells' Outline of History, The Everlasting Man is Chesterton's view of history, presented in two parts: "On the Creature Called Man," and "On the Man Called Christ." He argues that the central character in Brand: Hendrickson Publishers.
G. Chesterton was one of the most beloved and prolific authors of the twentieth century. He wrote dozens of popular books on a variety of topics and thousands of essays. His works include Orthodoxy, The Everlasting Man, The Man Who Was Thursday, and the Father Brown mystery stories.5/5(2).
Chesterton was one of the most beloved and prolific authors of the twentieth century. He wrote dozens of popular books on a variety of topics and thousands of essays. His works include /5(5). Chesterton’s Great Book of Apologetics C.S. Lewis was an atheist until he read Chesterton’s book, The Everlasting Man, but he wasn’t afterwards, prompting him to observe that a young man who is serious about his atheism cannot be too careful about what he reads.
Chesterton. Chesterton was one of the most beloved and prolific authors of the twentieth wrote dozens of popular books on a variety of topics and thousands of essays. His works include Orthodoxy, The Everlasting Man, The Man Who Was Price: $ Beginning with an insightful study on the nature of man, Chesterton argues that the central character in history is Jesus Christ, the everlasting Man.
No other explanation of the world fits the evidence. Exploding the stale formula of Christ as the pale product of human imagination, he triumphantly asserts the glory and unassailable logic of Christ as the God who, in the fullness of time Format: Ebook.
Considered by many to be Chesterton's greatest masterpiece of all his writings, this is his whole view of world history as informed by the Incarnation. Beginning with the origin of man and the /5(5). Here is the book that converted C. S. Lewis from atheism to Christianity.
This history of mankind, Christ, and Christianity is to some extent a conscious rebuttal of H. G. Wells' Outline of History, which embraced both the evolutionary origins of humanity and the mortal humanity of Jesus. Wherea /5(32). Each day was a new discussion and the class never felt long enough.
For one of the papers in the class, we read The Everlasting Man by G. K. Chesterton. I can’t remember what exactly we were supposed to write in regards to the book, it may have just been a book report, but I do remember being entranced by Chesterton’s writing.