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The Everlasting People: G. K. Chesterton and the First Nations (Hansen Lectureship Series)

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What does the cross of Christ have to do with the thunderbird? How might the life and work of Christian writer G. K. Chesterton shed light on our understanding of North American Indigenous art and history?

This unexpected connection forms the basis of these discerning reflections by the art historian Matthew Milliner. In this fifth volume in the Hansen Lectureship Series, Milliner appeals to Chesterton’s life and work—including The Everlasting Man, his neglected poetry, his love for his native England, and his own visits to America—in order to understand and appreciate both Indigenous art and the complex, often tragic history of First Nations peoples, especially in the American Midwest.

The Hansen Lectureship series offers accessible and insightful reflections by Wheaton College faculty on the transformative work of the Wade Center authors.

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  • Offers accessible and insightful reflections by Wheaton College faculty
  • Draws inspiration from the works of G. K. Chesterton
  • Explores Native American history and current circumstances
  • Foreword by Casey Church
  • Preface by G. Walter Hansen
  • Introduction: From the Holy Mountain to Spirit Island
  • The Sign of Jonah
  • Response: David Iglesias
  • The Cost of Chicago
  • Response: David Hooker
  • Mother of the Midwest
  • Response: Amy Peeler
  • Conclusion: Returning a Pipe
Matthew Milliner’s careful exploration of Native American history and current circumstances draws unexpected inspiration from the works of G. K. Chesterton. Chesterton, who made only two short visits to the United States, turns out to have addressed themes that for Milliner illuminate Indigenous experience with unusual force. Art, history, contemporary reflection, and theology combine to make this a work of rare and sparkling insight.

—Mark Noll, author of A History of Christianity in the United States and Canada

  • Title: The Everlasting People: G. K. Chesterton and the First Nations
  • Authors: Amy Peeler, Matthew Milliner
  • Series: Hansen Lectureship Series
  • Publisher: IVP Academic
  • Print Publication Date: 2021
  • Pages: 160
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital › Logos Reader Edition
  • Resource ID: LLS:VRLSTNGPPLFNTNS
  • Resource Type: Monograph
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2021-04-20T20:50:37Z

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