5/26/14

On War and Peace

"Indeed I was a warm admirer of Gilbert Chesterton.…When Hitlerism came, he was one of the first to speak out with all the directness and frankness of a great and unabashed spirit. Blessings to his memory."
—Rabbi Stephen S. Wise, American Jewish Leader, 1937.

~From: Chesterton on War and Peace.

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"The book contains 101 articles that Chesterton wrote on war and peace for one of the most respected magazines of that day, the Illustrated London News. The articles were written between 1905 and 1922 and have numerous comments explaining the context in which Chesterton wrote. Appendices contain remarks about war from Thomas Aquinas, Winston Churchill, Norman Angell, Bernard Shaw, Bertrand Russell, Mahatma Gandhi, and H. G. Wells." —Inkling Books (Publisher)

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