chronological snobbery

Gadgets

  • Feb 16, 2014
  • Zach Kincaid
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Gadgets. They are here to stay. Human history is threaded with invention and innovation, helping us with our many inefficiencies. It’s easy to believe in Friedrich Nietzsche’s Superman which was popularized further by playwright George Bernard Shaw, novelist H.G. Wells and other in the early part of the 20th century. …

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The Christian Idea of Marriage

  • Aug 08, 2013
  • Zach Kincaid
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It won’t be surprising to hear, since many of us will invoke what Lewis calls chronological snobbery, about the “old-fashioned” views Lewis kept about marriage. And, to say it that way, puts us on our own enlightened perch we call today. It’s when we humbly realize that Lewis is circling …

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Smuggling Theology: Lewis’s Cosmic Trilogy

  • Apr 04, 2012
  • Bruce L. Edwards
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Sister Penelope, a winsome, lifelong correspondent of C. S. Lewis, had written to him about the provenance of his first space travel adventure, Out of the Silent Planet, a volume remarkably full of theological insight. He replied whimsically: “Any amount of theology can now be smuggled into people’s minds under …

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Jack the Blogger?

  • Sep 02, 2009
  • Bruce L. Edwards
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Our continued affection for and the extended appeal of C. S. Lewis more than 45 years after his death, so near the end of the first decade of the supposedly post-postmodern 21st Century, suggests to me two things about him and his work that may seem patently obvious. Except for …

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Mere Christianity: Relic or Relevant?

  • Sep 07, 2008
  • Robert Velarde
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Published in 1952, Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis began its life as a series of radio talks first aired between 1941 and 1944 on the BBC. The book covers a lot of ground ranging from a moral argument for the existence of God to Christian ethics to theology and more. …

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