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By David G. Clark

During this attractive booklet David Clark publications the reader during the theology of CS Lewis and illuminates the use and figuring out of scripture within the works of this well known writer.

  • Examines his existence, paintings, global view, and the consequences of his theology on the subject of his different writings
  • Looks at Lewis’ ideals at the subject matters of redemption, humanity, non secular progress, purgatory, and resurrection
  • Examines the several views on Lewis and his paintings: as prophet, evangelist, and as a non secular mentor
  • Explores the variety and impression 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 obtainable sort for common readers, scholars, and students, and may introduce Lewis’ theology to a much broader audience.

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If someone can be conditioned to accept perversion in the arts, what is 40 Lewis Looks at His World warped, base, and twisted at last ceases to provoke any reaction at all. Soon, moral perversion will also be acceptable, and ultimately the destiny of the soul is at stake. Aesthetics and God in Reflections on the Psalms As a new believer, Lewis regularly turned to the Scriptures after his return to Christianity and soon got the impression from the Psalms that God was an insecure egotist, constantly telling us to praise him.

The miracle has only half its effect if it only convinces us that Christ is God: it will have its full effect if whenever we see a vineyard or drink a glass of wine we remember that here works He who sat at the wedding party at Cana. ’’ It’s ‘‘Mother Nature’’ now; things ‘‘just happen that way;’’ the ‘‘laws of nature’’ are working, not divine beings. In tracing these changes in the West, Lewis arrived at the reasons he lived in a post-Christian England. Of course, he knew full well that there were (and are) many believers in his own time.

Jack affectionately called him ‘‘the Great Knock’’ and from him he learned to speak and think carefully, skills that stood him in good stead for the rest of his life. He also adopted his mentor’s atheism. ) Lewis at Oxford His studies in Kirkpatrick’s home (Jack was the only student) included more Greek and Latin, plus French, German, and Italian, not to mention English literature. All this curriculum was meant to prepare him for Oxford, and Kirkpatrick succeeded. Jack was admitted to that prestigious university in 1917 and excelled in the comprehensive examinations that marked the middle (1920) and the end (1922) of his Literae Humaniores; a four year degree program in the Greek and Roman classics, philosophy, and ancient history.

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