The Philosopher
The Society of G.K. Chesterton
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Selected Works

The Theologian

Was Chesterton a theologian? Here is a terrific resource for the inquiring mind about Chesterton’s thoughts on God.

Why I Believe in Christianity

An explanation of why I think a religious philosophy necessary and why I think Christianity the best religious philosophy. – G.K. Chesterton

Why I Am A Catholic

The Church is not merely armed against the heresies of the past or even of the present, but equally against those of the future. – G.K. Chesterton

Skepticism and Spiritualism

An impartial person is a good judge of many things, but not of all. He is not (for instance) a good judge of what it feels like to be partial.

St. Thomas Aquinas

St. Thomas confronts other creeds of good and evil, without at all denying evil, with a theory of two levels of good.

Miracles and Modern Civilisation

For, obviously, the mere fact that a thing happens seldom, under odd circumstances and with no explanation within our knowledge, is no proof that it is against natural law.

Buddhism and Christianity

It is no disgrace to Christianity, it is no disgrace to any great religion, that its counsels of perfection have not made every single person perfect.