faith

Iron Nerves

  • Mar 04, 2015
  • Zach Kincaid
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In a letter on Feb 23, 1947, Lewis makes some observations about Jesus that are worth mentioning, especially during this season of Lent. Here’s what he says:

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What Do You Know?

  • Jan 24, 2015
  • Zach Kincaid
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C. S. Lewis would be among the first to run clear away from a Christian message that promises God’s comfort without the reality of sacrifice. Through history, from the beginning of the Christian Church through today’s plethora of options, some preachers have chosen to emphasize the more acceptable, tolerable, comfortable …

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What If We Really Found Him?

  • Jan 06, 2015
  • Zach Kincaid
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It’s curious how time itself is celebrated each new year. We often observe moments in time and hallmark them as memories, the birth of a child or a particular tradition, for example. But time is never more centrally celebrated–worldwide–than during New Year’s Eve and Day.

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Joy to the World: Lewis on Christmas Mirth

  • Dec 13, 2014
  • Devin Brown
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“I send no cards and give no presents except to children.” So C. S. Lewis wrote to his American correspondent on November 27, 1953. In an essay titled “What Christmas Means to Me” published in December several years later, Lewis again made it clear he deplored the endless shopping and …

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Apocalyptic Themes in "That Hideous Strength"

  • Oct 31, 2014
  • Marisa White
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There’s no escaping the apocalypse. For all of us, there will be some “end of the world” experience: whether or not we live to see the cosmic end of all things, everyone must face the inevitable close of our earthly lives and our journeys into the beyond. This inescapable human …

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A Grief Observed eBook Now Just $2.99 Until 9/28

A Grief Observed
  • Sep 18, 2014
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Written after his wife’s tragic death as a way of surviving the “mad midnight moment,” A Grief Observed is C.S. Lewis’s honest reflection on the fundamental issues of life, death, and faith in the midst of loss. This work contains his concise, genuine reflections on that period:

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Surprises from Modern Unbelievers

  • Aug 12, 2014
  • Zach Kincaid
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In his essay “God in the Dock,” Lewis talks through several difficulties,  or surprises, in “trying to present the Christian Faith to modern unbelievers.” At the start of a new school year, I’m also reminded of such challenges. Granted, as Lewis admits, the subject is entirely too large. Instead, Lewis …

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Lewis as Preacher – A 75th Anniversary Reflection

  • Jul 04, 2014
  • William O'Flaherty
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2013 was the fiftieth anniversary of Lewis’s death, but did you know that this year is the 75th anniversary of his first sermon? During his life he preached more than seven sermons. Most of them were adapted into articles and published in his lifetime. The following summarizes what is known.

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Imagination Leading to Faith

  • May 30, 2014
  • Zach Kincaid
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If you read Lewis, the idea of imagination leading to faith is richly woven into nearly all his work. He certainly imagines Heaven in The Great Divorce and hellish battles in Screwtape Letters. The idea of holding at bay all you know in order to believe afresh, could be, in …

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Swallowing the Camel

  • Apr 12, 2014
  • Zach Kincaid
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In 1959, Kenneth Carey invited C.S. Lewis to address the students of Anglican Theological College, Westcott House. Carey served as principal of the college and he would later become Bishop of Edinburgh. The subject of the talk was to be a response to the recent book by Alec Vidler called …

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