Lewis And Robert Frost

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Post Modern era with its technological advancement introduced immense “political and military giants” which included Communism, Nazism, and Americanism, but also targeted Christian faith (Shelley, 2008, p. 417). According to Worldview (2017), it also introduced atheism, a “belief that there is no God, no supernatural Creator, no Divine moral lawgiver, and no ultimate Judge of mans actions” followed by religious pluralism, “belief that one must be tolerant of all religious beliefs because no one religion can be true.” Once again, Christians required different ways of uniting, thinking, and coping as the world once again faced changed. To gain understanding of what humility as a concept meant in this period, the following authors will be…show more content…
On the other hand, the latter statement offers criticism and urges Christians to be aware of their intentions, before God and themselves because it is offensive to pretend to possess humility. It is a lie. Additionally, within his works, Lewis poses discerning question, “How is it that people who are quite obviously eaten up with Pride can say they believe in God and appear to themselves very religious?” he answers the question in the following way, “I am afraid it means they are worshipping an imaginary God. … they pay a pennyworth of imaginary humility to Him and get out of it a pound’s worth of Pride towards their fellow – men” (p. 69). In other words, he appears to suggest that some Christians attempt to hold on to the earthly commodities without realizing what is offered to them in the afterlife. While discussing the topic of Christian belief, Lewis discusses Christ’s crucifixion and offers the following description of humility, “Now the Christian belief is that if we somehow share the humility and suffering of Christ we shall also share in His conquest for death and find a new life after we have died and in it become perfect, and perfectly happy, creatures” (p. 36). Reflecting upon aforementioned statement the following conclusion can be drawn attaining humility leads to faultlessness and effortless happiness that is a new life. To support above statement, Lewis

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