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By David G. Clark

ISBN-10: 1405158832

ISBN-13: 9781405158831

During this enticing publication David Clark courses the reader during the theology of CS Lewis and illuminates the use and knowing of scripture within the works of this renowned writer.

  • Examines his existence, paintings, global view, and the results of his theology when it comes to his different writings
  • Looks at Lewis’ ideals at the subject matters of redemption, humanity, religious progress, purgatory, and resurrection
  • Examines the various views on Lewis and his paintings: as prophet, evangelist, and as a non secular mentor
  • Explores the diversity and impact of Lewis’ paintings, from the bestselling apologetic, Mere Christianity , to the world-famous Chronicles of Narnia
  • Features specially-commissioned art all through
  • Written in an available type for basic readers, scholars, and students, and may introduce Lewis’ theology to a much broader audience.

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Passing over the enormous economic and social consequences, Lewis turns to the way machines (perhaps technology would be the word we would use today) have influenced the way we think. ’’ Machines are continually improved (hence lending indirect support to the theory of evolution) and so we have become consumers. Getting new and better appliances is the idea, not preserving what we have. The Post-Christian West Lewis was careful not to offend his scholarly audience at Cambridge, but as a Christian apologist he didn’t just note these changes, he was disturbed by them.

And so he began with quarrels; the sort of disputes that result when someone feels wronged and tries to convince the other person of that fact. But the conviction of being wronged, Lewis argues, is possible only if humans have a standard of right and wrong that tells them when they have been treated unjustly. So, Lewis concludes, there must be an external standard of appropriate behavior toward others that everyone accepts. If not, quarrels would not even be possible. ’’ Certainly, there are individuals who seem to lack a conscience, just as there are people who are color blind.

Lewis chose to open it. Not long after, in the Trinity Term of 1929, he knelt and admitted that God indeed did exist. Two more years passed before the deist Lewis became the Christian Lewis, and Lewis himself wrote that he was not sure why his belief in Jesus as the Christ came when it did; on a motorcycle ride with Warren to the Whipsnade zoo on September 28, 1931. ) The rest is mystery; the biographers can only uncover so much. The conversion of Lewis was a wonderful event; as is the conversion of anyone to faith in Christ.

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