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New Animated Short: G.K. Chesterton on Gratitude

August 4, 2015 • By

G.K. Chesterton was an English journalist, art critic, poet, dramatist, apologist for the Christian faith, and (some may say) the greatest thinker and writer of the 20th century. He had something to say about everything, and was generally right about it. That is not to say he was arrogant. Rather he was a man of supreme humility and joy. He often defended truth and openly debated his contemporaries, he never did so from anger, but always from a point of wonder and graciousness.

This small clip is from the EWTN show ‘The Apostle of Common Sense’. Hosted by Dale Ahlquist and produced by the American Chesterton Society, this 20-minute show is a perfect introduction to Chesterton and his writings. His wisdom is timeless, and your faith will only improve by listening and reading his words.

Did you know his book, Everlasting Man, was one of the main reasons C.S. Lewis converted to Christianity? It’s true! Take some time to learn more about this giant of the faith. Or simply start by reading some of his timeless quotes.