C. S. Lewis

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  • Screwtape Letters Analysis

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    The Screwtape Letters The Screwtape Letters is a thought-provoking book that details how easily humans are ensnared by the Enemy. The enticement of the world seems so appealing to human, however, C.S. Lewis makes it very clear that the enticement in the world is only temporary, and is ultimately a tactic of the Enemy. Often times, temptation creeps into our minds unexpectedly, but temptation’s effects are deadly. The Enemy will stop at nothing to tempt us, but God’s Word says that He will not tempt

  • Christian Truths in the Screwtape Lettters by C.S. Lewis Essay

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    The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis is a book of thirty –one letters in which a retired, senior demon named Screwtape coaches his newly educated nephew, Wormwood. Wormwood is quite troubled when it comes to tempting his “patient.” Nevertheless, he need not fear because faithful uncle Screwtape has offered his services. A unique character featured in the letters is, “The Enemy.” This character refers to God, the natural enemy of Satan. Of course Satan is referred to as “Our Lord.” In the letters,

  • Clive Staples Lewis Essay

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    soldier, author, or speaker, C.S. Lewis inspired many in his lifetime. The trials he encountered in his life made him a more inspiring and respectable author and person. Narnia, one of his most popular works, demonstrates moral characteristics in ways we can more easily understand with fictitious characters and settings (Gilbert 14). Young Life Clive Staples Lewis was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland to Albert J. Lewis and Florence Hamilton Lewis (Lewis Foundation) on November 29, 1898 (Gormley

  • Out of the Silent Planet by C.S. Lewis Essay

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    Out of the Silent Planet by C.S. Lewis In the year 1625, Francis Bacon, a famous essayist and poet wrote about the influences of fear on everyday life. He stated, “Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark; and as that natural fear in children is increased with tales, so is the other” (Essays Dedication of Death). Clearly, external surroundings affect perceptions of fear as well as human nature in general. Although C.S. Lewis published the novel, Out of the Silent Planet, over three

  • The Screwtape Letters By Byc.s Lewis

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    Kristen Isles Professor Cootsona RELS 180 10/15/15 Midterm Paper I chose to do my research and reading on The Screwtape Letters written by C.S Lewis, which is a novel written in unique perspective of a Senior Devil named Screwtape who writes thirty-one letters to his nephew Wormwood who can be considered somewhat of a novice devil or demon of some sort. In these letters, as readers, we find that they are undated and that they are meant to offer advice to his younger demon nephew as he attempts to

  • Summary Of The Father Of Inklings By George Macdonald

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    Widely considered to be the “Father of the Inklings,” George MacDonald’s works are bound to be profound. After all, nobody as inspired as C.S. Lewis or J.R.R. Tolkien could have been intellectually influenced by just anybody. In this particular essay, MacDonald ventures toward defining fairytales. Within that goal, MacDonald identifies and explores two aspects of fairytales he finds crucial: lawfulness and the capacity for open interpretation. The main assertion that MacDonald makes is that fairytales

  • Communication : The Danger Of Bias In Communication?

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    The Danger Of Bias In Communication Picture this: you’re attempting to lift a heavy object, like a couch or a refrigerator, when you realize you can’t move it alone, despite how hard you may try. As you look around the room to see if there is anyone around who could help you lift this very heavy object, you notice a woman and a man, of about the same height and weight. Who do you ask for help? The average person, when asked this question, might respond by choosing the man. They might choose the

  • The Silent Planet By. Lewis And The Three Stigmata Of Palmer Eldritch By Phillip K. Dick Essay

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    Humanity has always maintained a strong bond between thought and action. It is through our ethical and moral beliefs that we reinforce our mentality on life. In both Out of the Silent Planet by C.S. Lewis and The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch by Phillip K. Dick, the protagonists and the story interact in a similar fashion. These novels portray many fundamental religious theories that directly mesh with human values. Characterized by their subjective actions, the main characters in these novels

  • Symbols in 'Perelandra' by C.S. Lewis

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    Symbols and Themes in C.S. Lewis 's "Perelandra" British author C.S. Lewis 's "Perelandra" is one of the most religiously relevant fantasy novels ever written. Set on the exotic planet of Perelandra (Venus), it contains within its pages the Creation legend of Adam and Eve, set in our time but in a different world. "Perelandra" is a story of an unspoiled world, the Garden of Eden denied to the residents of earth but still open to the two inhabitants of Perelandra. C.S. Lewis uses this unspoiled planet

  • High Command Letter 9

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    Screwtape writes, “It does not matter how small the sins are provided that their cumulative effect is to edge the man away from the Light and out into the Nothing...Indeed the safest road to Hell is the gradual one, the gentle slope,” (Lewis #). Being oblivious to small evils is necessary to create a larger beast. This phenomenon can be seen clearly in people with substance abuse issues. They only had to use it a few times, socially, for fun, or any other seemingly innocent purpose, yet