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5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 5.00 (4 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: G. K. Chesterton Narrator: Thomas Whitworth Publisher: Blackstone Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Highly influential in C. S. Lewis’ conversion from atheism to Christianity, this book continues to inspire new generations of readers.

Considered by many to be Chesterton’s greatest masterpiece, this book declares his comprehensive view of world history as informed by the Incarnation. Retelling man’s story from the very beginning, he shows how all of men’s desires are fulfilled in the person of Christ and Christ’s church. With his characteristic brilliance and irony, he argues that Christianity is not just a religion to stand beside other religions, for the fact of the Incarnation sets it quite apart.

One of the most original and controversial theological works ever written, this book offers a commanding perspective of world history and offers to restore our sense of wonder in the universe, our God, and ourselves.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “I read Chesterton's Everlasting Man and for the first time saw the whole Christian outline of history set out in a form that seemed to me to make sense.”

    C. S. Lewis

  • “[In] the mood of clarity the author creates for us…Mr. Chesterton performs a miracle which comes well in this sophisticated age of scorn.”

    Boston Transcript

  • “Probably the best Chesterton has written. It is so rich in good sense, wit, and in plain, profound and cheerful truth that almost every page deserves a review to itself.”


  • “A great carillonade of Christian verities.”

    George Lukacs, National Review, 100 Best Nonfiction Books of the Century

  • “Here, as so often in Chesterton, we sense a lived, awakened faith. All that he writes derives from a keen intellect guided by the heart’s own knowledge.”

    Amazon.com, editorial review

  • National Review’s 100 Best Nonfiction Books of the Century

Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Noel | 8/12/2011

    " In Chesterton's typical witty yet pithy style of stating common sense objections to many of the modernist ideals, he walks the reader through the origins of the world, the searching of mythology and philosophy to the advent of Christ and the Church. A fantastic read. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Kevin | 6/2/2011

    " Oh Chesterton...I finally see why Lewis liked you so. I look forward to reading more of his stuff. This book was very interesting and some parts were downright hilarious. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Amber | 5/27/2011

    " Cause I can't read just one book at a time..... "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Brian | 5/23/2011

    " This was my second time through The Everlasting Man. Need a few more! "

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