Sarah Arthur

My Dear Snubnose…

  • Dec 09, 2015
  • Sarah Arthur
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My Dear Snubnose, I note with great displeasure that the human females are planning to start up their little group again. What can you have been doing during their “holidays”? For many long decades our Department for the Promotion of Frenetic Materialism has slaved away to ensure that the season …

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Letter to My Goddaughter

  • Apr 02, 2009
  • Sarah Arthur
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Dear Grace, I wish your godfather and I could be there for your confirmation next Sunday, but it looks like this letter will have to do instead (not that I could be any more eloquent in person). I feel rather like C. S. Lewis when he was writing to his …

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The Original Hybrids: C. S. Lewis on Being Human

  • Jan 12, 2009
  • Sarah Arthur
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I learned a fancy new phrase in my theology class at seminary last year: theological anthropology, or the Christian doctrine of human nature. What is a human being? How is a human being different from God? How are we different from other creatures? These are the questions that a doctrine …

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Good News for Toy Soldiers

  • Jul 18, 2008
  • Sarah Arthur
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I recently completed my first year of graduate theological studies at a major university. Before classes began, I figured I would need to say goodbye to C. S. Lewis as a literary voice in my life, considering his rather dubious reputation among academics. Everyone in the academy darts for cover …

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