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G.K. Chesterton Collected Works, Volume 3

Author:  G. K. Chesterton

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Catholic Reviews of G.K. Chesterton Collected Works, Volume 3

Overall Rating: This item received 4 stars overall. (08/01/2011)
Orthodoxy: Mostly adheres to Church teachings.
Reading Level: Advanced
Synopsis: Great look at Chesterton's Catholicism for experienced Chestertonians

Overall Rating: This item received 5 stars overall. (10/08/2012)
Orthodoxy: Completely orthodox.
Reading Level: Intermediate
Synopsis: Like opening a box of chocolates, each of GKC's essays are a real treat!
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G.K. Chesterton

A collection of five powerful essays by Chesterton in defense of Catholicism and the Catholic Church. Unique because most of his writings do not deal specifically with religion or the Catholic Church. However, here he directly addresses the teachings of the Church and objections to them. It also includes his inspiring and moving commentary on the Stations of the Cross, along with the drawings of the stations he used for his meditations. Another essay explains why he converted to Catholicism.

As with all of his writings, these are just as germane today as they were in his time. Today's reader can revel in the same delight GKC's contemporaries felt, for he always presented the Church's best face to an antagonistic and indifferent world. The introduction and footnotes are written by another convert and author, James J. Thompson, Jr.

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