This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Joan of Arc - This person was a Christian saint who Chesterton sees as embodying the good parts of the philosophies of Nietzsche and Tolstoy.
Christ - This person is the founder of Christianity and, according to his followers, is the Divine Son of God. In particular, he shows how to embody the paradox of embracing two competing passions without compromising either.
George Bernard Shaw - This English writer subscribed to the idea that the most important feature of man was his will and that actions are good by virtue of...
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