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Kurt

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  • Orthodoxy

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 30 mins)
    • By G. K. Chesterton
    • Narrated By Simon Vance
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (115)
    Performance
    (69)
    Story
    (69)

    A serious attack against Christianity by well-known newspaper editor Robert Blatchford in 1903 impelled Chesterton to seize the gauntlet of refutation. His reply was immensely successful and was the early formation of his convincing credo that is so brilliantly and cogently argued in Orthodoxy, a masterwork that was published just five years later.

    Marshall says: "A treasure of Christian apologetics"
    "Excellent Performance"
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    Would you consider the audio edition of Orthodoxy to be better than the print version?

    The key feature of the audio edition is that I finally got around to reading it. For the sake of opportunity, it is


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Orthodoxy?

    For certain, it is the modern-day applicability of it. Many things Chesterton talks about sound as if they were inspired by events of the last decade.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    Chapter 4, The Ethics of Elfland, was least expected. Chesterton illustrates the wisdom infused in fairy tales.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    To use a cliche, it is like


    Any additional comments?

    Of maybe half-dozen Audible books so far, this is by far the best performance I have heard. Simon Vance is sparkling and never misses a beat. He is crystal clear and makes Chesterton come alive.

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