By David G. Clark
During this enticing publication David Clark publications the reader during the theology of CS Lewis and illuminates the use and knowing of scripture within the works of this well known author.Examines his lifestyles, paintings, global view, and the results of his theology on the subject of his different writings appears to be like at Lewis ideals at the issues of redemption, humanity, non secular 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 positive factors specially-commissioned art all through Written in an available sort for common readers, scholars, and students, and should introduce Lewis theology to a much broader viewers.
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They would be enriched by an education stretching 20 From Atheist to Apologist from Lewis’s own time to the origin of the English language; and farther back still to ancient Greece and Rome, whose literature is the foundation of western civilization. And his education enabled Lewis to read all these in their original languages. Few students today, even those from wealthy families, are able to enjoy the opportunities that helped shape Lewis. But all these needed a catalyst to bring them together and give them direction.
In the system of objective value, a person may err in not giving something its due esteem, or in giving esteem to something or someone who does not deserve it. ’’ (AOM: 30). ’’ Value judgments, it turns out, are not judgments at all, according to subjectivism. ‘‘They are sentiments, or complexes, or attitudes, produced in a community by the pressure of its environment and its traditions, and differing from one community to another. To say that a thing is good is merely to express our feeling about it; and our feeling about it is the feeling we have been socially conditioned to have’’ (in CR: 73).
If the whole universe has no meaning, we should never have found out that it has no meaning: just as, if there were no light in the universe and therefore no creatures with eyes, we should never know it was dark’’ (MC: 31). Supposing Lewis was successful in his apologetics – what then? He knew that to point people to Christianity also meant sending them to the Bible for spiritual nourishment, and once there, the new believer would soon read about miraculous events. Nor is there any way out of the problem, for the resurrection of Jesus is at the heart of the Christian faith.