C. S. Lewis

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  • C. S. Lewis The Problem Of Pain Essay

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    S. Lewis’s The Problem of Pain. Including a handsome resumé, Lewis and all of his works create a great case for considering him as one of the greatest theologians ever. Thus, if one would like to begin the journey of creating his or her own theodicy then studying a theodicy from the most renowned theologians would be the best way to go. In The Problem of Pain, C. S. Lewis dives into nearly every question that a person would have when

  • Does God Exist? C. S. Lewis

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    Does God Exist?C. S. Lewis once remarked that God is not the sort of thing one can be moderately interested in. After all, if God does not exist, there is no reason to be interested in God at all. On the other hand, if God does exist, then this is of paramount interest, and our ultimate concern ought to be how to be properly related to this being upon whom we depend moment by moment for our very existence. The official motto of the United States and the currency in America is inscribed stating “In

  • Analysis Of The Battle Of True And False By C. S. Lewis

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    C.S. Lewis expertly shows the battle of the soul between God and the Devil. One of the key components in this battle is the intellect of the patient. C.S. Lewis shows in the letters that how one thinks is crucial in life after death. In the ninth letter Screwtape writes to Wormwood, Screwtape says “the first step is to keep knowledge out of his mind”. This shows that demons need men to be ignorant of the truth in order to tempt them. In that same letter, Screwtape instructs Wormwood to “keep [the

  • Faith In C. S. Lewis The Joyful Christianity

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    The Joyful Christian Lewis continued his relationship with Paddy Moore's mother and sister. Much so, that the two women ended up moving in with Lewis. The mother was Mrs. Janie King Moore and her daughter Maureen. The two woman were devout Christians and were also very patient and kind to Lewis. After time, it wore off on the rough and argumentative man. Slowly, Lewis' eyes opened up to the possibility of Christ. However, he didn't surrender that easily. After living with the two woman for

  • Analysis Of C. S. Lewis Mere Christianity

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    C.S. Lewis begins Mere Christianity by talking about the Law of Human Nature. He argues if there is a higher standard for something, a focal point for how humans should act, then that in itself points to the existence of a Creator. He talks about right and wrong and that it is not necessarily about what is right and wrong, but the fact that people believe in a right and wrong. He says people don’t believe they meet the standard for how they should act. Another point is that man did not make the Law

  • Nature Of Love In The Four Loves By C. S. Lewis

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    The book I read is called the The Four Loves written by C. S. Lewis. C.S. Lewis was born on November 29, 1898 and died November 22, 1963. C. S. Lewis was raised in a christian home but came out of the religion and became an atheist. After finally admitting God existed, he knelt down, in a humbling manner. The Four Loves talks about the nature of love from a Christian and philosophical perspective. This book shows that there are many types of love. The book is important because it breaks down the

  • Summary Of Mere Christianity By C. S. Lewis

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    C.S. Lewis in Mere Christianity, defends the religion from the critics that believe that it is a religion that does not have foundation. He further goes to show the type of life that a Christian live. The book is divided into four different sections. In each section, there are things that Lewis touches on. In the beginning, he talks about natural law and how it needs to exist since humans did not invent, but they respond to it. He states that God exists and that it is made of three parts: The Father

  • Irony In The Screwtape Letters By C. S. Lewis

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    The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis is a book made up of 31 letters of teaching, communication, and familial advice communicated with the only two physical tempters in the book, Screwtape, the mentor, and his young eager to learn “nephew” or mentee, Wormworth. Screwtape uses the letters to aid him in influencing his nephew to do as he does in actions, thoughts, and in his work and convinces him to follow the way of Satan, their “Father” and to follow in both Screwtape and the Devil’s path. Wormworth’s

  • The Four Loves By C. S. Lewis: An Analysis

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    face, absorbed in each other; Friends, side by side, absorbed in some common interest” - C.S. Lewis, The Four Loves I wrote my Lewis discovery paper about friendship (aptly titled “You’ve Got A Friend In Me). While writing it I discovered less about the book and more about myself and how I do not have many true friends as he would describe it. I tried to hide that discovery in my paper. Unintentionally, Lewis set up the beginning to one of the worst years of my life with his insights. All of my friendships

  • Summary Of C. S. Lewis The Screwtape Letters

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    In C.S. Lewis’ book The Screwtape Letters, there have been many things learned from it. Firstmost, this is a spiritually driven novel, therefore, those things learned will be based on spiritual, mainly on the Christian faith. This book is about two demons with a nephew and uncle relationship. The demon Wormwood is having a particularly arduous tie trying to keep his subject from Christianity. The uncle Screwtape sends letters to Wormwood in hopes of helping the man stray away from faith and “The