50 Books by G.K. Chesterton for $1.99

Everyone loves a bargain! And readers love the works of English writer, philosopher and apologist G.K. Chesterton.So I thought I'd share this outstanding deal which came to my attention:  Fifty (FIFTY!!!) books by Chesterton, in one package, for just $1.99! Amazon is offering the G.K. Chesterton Collection for Kindle--but you can read it on your smartphone, tablet or computer using the free Kindle app.There are fifty books in one. You'll have22 non-fiction books 11 fiction boo … [Read more...]

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G.K. CHESTERTON and IRON MAIDEN: An Incredibly Unlikely Juxtaposition

Gilbert Keith Chesterton, English writer, is known for his published works on philosophy, ontology, poetry, plays, journalism, public lectures and debates, literary and art criticism, biography, Christian apologetics, and fiction, including fantasy and detective fiction.But did you know that he penned a hymn?And did you know that the heavy metal band Iron Maiden used Chesterton's lyrics in their recording "Revelations"?"O God of Earth and Altar" was written in 1906.  Its second verse … [Read more...]

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The Father Brown Mysteries: A Little Beach Reading from Chesterton

"Father Brown is one of the few characters in all fiction who--through his humanity, sagacity, personal charm and credible genius--is likely to survive the fickle years."That high praise for G.K. Chesterton's clerical sleuth comes from none other than Ellery Queen, the pseudonymous mystery writing team of Frederic Dannay and Manfred Bennington Lee.Father Brown was, in Chesterton's imagination, a short, stumpy Roman Catholic priest, "formerly of Cobhole in Essex, and now working in … [Read more...]

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