David J. Theroux

The C.S. Lewis Bible

  • Nov 01, 2010
  • David J. Theroux
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C.S. Lewis was one of the intellectual giants of the twentieth century and arguably the most thought-provoking and influential Christian writer of the modern era. For more than forty years, generations of readers have found insight and inspiration from his uniquely articulate view of God’s interaction in the world and …

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C.S. Lewis and Kurt Vonnegut on “Egalitarian” Tyranny

  • Apr 06, 2010
  • David J. Theroux
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The remarkable and haunting, independent, 2009, science fiction short film, 2081: Everyone Will Finally Be Equal, is based on the Kurt Vonnegut short story, “Harrison Bergeron,” from his book, Welcome to the Monkey House, and is now available on DVD. Vonnegut’s powerful and incisive story critiques egalitarian statism in which …

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Mere Friendship: Lewis on a Great Joy

  • Jul 20, 2009
  • David J. Theroux
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“Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art. . . . It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that gives value to survival.” —C. S. Lewis, The Four Loves Love has been the favorite topic of philosophers, artists, poets, musicians, and religious leaders since humankind began. …

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A Skeptic's Appreciation of Narnia

  • Dec 15, 2008
  • David J. Theroux
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Numerous articles are currently appearing on the new book by Salon.com’s book critic Laura Miller, The Magician’s Book: A Skeptic’s Adventures in Narnia. In the book, Ms. Miller recounts her childhood love for C. S. Lewis’s 7-volume book series, The Chronciles of Narnia, only to turn away from them as …

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