The Resource Heretics, G.K. Chesterton, (eaudio)

Heretics, G.K. Chesterton, (eaudio)

Label
Heretics
Title
Heretics
Statement of responsibility
G.K. Chesterton
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Nothing more strangely indicates an enormous and silent evil of modern society than the extraordinary use, which is made nowadays of the word "orthodox". In former days, the heretic was proud of not being a heretic. It was the kingdoms of the world and the police and the judges who were heretics. He was orthodox. He had no pride in having rebelled against them; they had rebelled against him. The armies with their cruel security, the kings with their cold faces, the decorous processes of State, the reasonable processes of law--all these like sheep had gone astray. The man was proud of being orthodox, was proud of being right. If he stood alone in a howling wilderness he was more than a man; he was a church. He was the centre of the universe; it was round him that the stars swung. All the tortures torn out of forgotten hells could not make him admit that he was heretical. But a few modern phrases have made him boast of it. He says, with a conscious laugh, "I suppose I am very heretical," and looks round for applause. The word "heresy" not only means no longer being wrong; it practically means being clear-headed and courageous. The word "orthodoxy" not only no longer means being right; it practically means being wrong. All this can mean one thing and one thing only. It means that people care less for whether they are philosophically right
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1874-1936
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Chesterton, G. K.
Dewey number
824/.9/12
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not applicable
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Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Read by Ulf Bjorklund
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1944-
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  • Björklund, Ulf
  • hoopla digital
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  • Secularism
  • English essays
Target audience
adult
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Label
Heretics, G.K. Chesterton, (eaudio)
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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digital storage
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (6hr., 54 min.))
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unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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Isbn
9781610451956
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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unknown
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Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11498577
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11498577
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MWT11498577
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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Label
Heretics, G.K. Chesterton, (eaudio)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (6hr., 54 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781610451956
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11498577
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11498577
System control number
MWT11498577
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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