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The Everlasting Man Summary
G. K. Chesterton

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The Everlasting Man Summary

Plot Summary

The history of the world highlights two major facts, both of which contradict the anti-religious and even anti-human theories that have become fashionable in academic circles. The first of these facts is that man, though certainly an animal, is distinguished from all other animals by his possession of reason. On account of this rational nature, man naturally wants to know God, whose existence he can only vaguely grasp through the various mythologies and philosophies he creates. The second fact is that the Christian religion is unique in its ability to satisfy man's yearnings by revealing God to man in a way that would otherwise be impossible.

Though the theory of evolution in its entirety is not contested in this book, many of its proponents suppose that it proves that every aspect of man, including his rational nature, is subject to the same laws of gradual development. While man's...

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