The New Jerusalem

The New Jerusalem

G. k. Chesterton G. k. Chesterton


The New Jerusalem is a sort of philosophical travelogue, where Chesterton writes about his observations and thoughts while traveling to Jerusalem. The book discusses the Jewish problem and the conflict between Jews and Arabs in Palestine. Chesterton expresses his opinions on the situation, pointing out the historical and political context of the...More
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Gilbert Keith Chesterton (29 May 1874 – 14 June 1936) was an English writer, philosopher, lay theologian, and literary and art critic. He has been referred to as the "prince of paradox". Time magazine observed of his writing style: "Whenever possible Chesterton made his points with popular sayings, proverbs, allegories—first carefully turning them inside out." Chesterton wrote around 80 books, several hundred poems, some 200 short stories, 4,000 essays (mostly newspaper columns), and several plays. He was a literary and social critic, historian, playwright, novelist, Catholic theologian and apologist, debater, and mystery writer.

Publish Date : 25 Jan 2023

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