Chesterton what i saw in america
What I Saw in America Quotes by G.K. Chesterton
A Nation with the Soul of a Church: Revisiting Chesterton's What I Saw in America - Will R. Jordan
What is America?
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By now I am sure you know of my love of G. I truly believe he is one of the best authors of all time. He has such insight into human nature both good and bad. He also has one of the best senses of humor I have ever had the pleasure of reading. I have to admit, I have read most of his writings.
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Chesterton visited the United States twice, in and , and his impressions of America, gleaned from these visits, formed the basis of two books, What I Saw in America and Sidelights on New London and Newer York Even so, he does succeed in providing some interesting insights, worthy of our attention. Commenting on American idealism, he connects it with the danger of idolatry:.
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