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Gilbert Chesterton


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Gilbert Keith Chesterton, (1874-1936) better known as G. K. Chesterton, was an English writer, lay theologian,poet, philosopher, dramatist, journalist, orator, literary and art critic, biographer, and Christian apologist. Chesterton is often referred to as the "prince of paradox." Time magazine, in a review of a biography of Chesterton, observed of his writing style: "Whenever possible Chesterton made his points with popular sayings, proverbs, allegories—first carefully turning them inside out."