The New Jerusalem

The New Jerusalem

by G. K. Chesterton
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The New Jerusalem by G. K. Chesterton

In 1919, the famous British pundit and polymath traveled to Palestine to write this philosophical travelogue. He fell in love with Jerusalem, and in the book is quite accepting of the religious and cultural values of the people inhabiting the area. Throughout these controversial passages, he explores the differences between the three major religions. Even more interesting is his analysis of conflicts between Jews and Muslims, which is now considered prophetic.

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ISBN-13: 9781605019437
Publisher: MobileReference
Publication date: 01/01/2010
Series: Mobi Classics
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 1,131,546
File size: 286 KB

About the Author

Gilbert Keith Chesterton was born in London, England, in 1874. He went on to study art at the Slade School, and literature at University College in London. Chesterton wrote a great deal of poetry, as well as works of social and literary criticism. Among his most notable books are The Man Who Was Thursday, a metaphysical thriller, and The Everlasting Man, a history of humankind's spiritual progress. After Chesterton converted to Catholicism in 1922, he wrote mainly on religious topics such as Orthodoxy and Heretics. Chesterton is most known for creating the famous priest-detective character Father Brown, who first appeared in The Innocence of Father Brown. Chesterton died in 1936 at the age of 62.

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