The Everlasting Man

Author: G. K. Chesterton
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Comments: Chesterton's world history survey. A philosophical tour de force centered on Jesus Christ as the center of all human history.
Description from [Editor's Review] What, if anything, is it that makes the human uniquely human? This, in part, is the question that G.K. Chesterton starts with in this classic exploration of human history. Responding to the evolutionary materialism of his contemporary (and antagonist) H.G. Wells, Chesterton in this work affirms human uniqueness and the unique message of the Christian faith. Writing in a time when social Darwinism was rampant, Chesterton instead argued that the idea that society has been steadily progressing from a state of primitivism and barbarity towards civilization is simply and flatly inaccurate. "Barbarism and civilization... [more at Amazon link below]
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