America

The Narnian Order of Things

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  • Aug 20, 2013
  • Charlie W. Starr
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One of the great schisms of our time goes hardly noticed by the press. But it threatens the very foundation of the order of things…well at least of Narnian things… (Okay, it’s not threatening at all and probably not very important except to C. S. Lewis fanatics like me.) And …

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Lewis on Democracy

  • Jul 04, 2013
  • Zach Kincaid
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I haven’t read much about C.S. Lewis and his commentary on the political climate of his day (though I imagine there could be volumes on it). However, given the American holiday celebrating their declaration of independence from British rule, I thought I’d turn to his letters and see what I …

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Lewis and the "Pursuit of Happiness"

  • Feb 10, 2011
  • Robin Baker
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Quite by accident, I came across a short article by Lewis that he wrote just prior to his death, entitled “We Have No ‘Right to Happiness’” (Saturday Evening Post, December 11, 1963). In it, he writes about an emerging issue in culture and even offers thoughts on the American Declaration …

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Education and The Abolition of Man

  • Jun 17, 2009
  • David Naugle
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“I wonder what they do teach them at these schools.” Professor Kirke, The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe In his relatively recent book Achieving Our Country (Harvard University Press, 1999), the noted postmodern philosopher Richard Rorty describes the attitude of American pragmatic culture as the “refusal to believe in …

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Lewis and the "Pursuit of Happiness"

  • Jul 06, 2008
  • Robin Baker
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Quite by accident, I came across a short article by Lewis that he wrote just prior to his death, entitled “We Have No ‘Right to Happiness’” (Saturday Evening Post, December 11, 1963). In it, he writes about an emerging issue in culture and even offers thoughts on the American Declaration …

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