Miracles

Why Do We Pray?

  • May 14, 2017
  • Zach Kincaid
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Miracles puts forward many questions about the life of faith. Among them is the subject of prayer.  Why do we pray? Do we pray because God is likely to change his will? Do we pray because if we don’t, we think that God won’t have the opportunity to change his will? …

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What If We Really Found Him?

  • Dec 27, 2016
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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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The Holy Eraser

  • Feb 19, 2016
  • Zach Kincaid
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Have you ever wondered why God didn’t call back the first sins of Adam and Eve? Why didn’t he simply reverse the course then and there? In the selection for February 20 (A Year with C.S. Lewis) Lewis suggests that God could remove the offense by a miracle. Why didn’t …

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The Abolition of Man

  • Sep 30, 2015
  • David Naugle
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In the first line of his noted book The Abolition of Man, C. S. Lewis wrote: “I doubt whether we are sufficiently attentive to the importance of elementary text-books.” Likewise, I doubt whether we are sufficiently attentive to the importance of the so-called “new science of the moral sense” that …

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The C. S. Lewis Classics As You've Never Seen Them

The C. S. Lewis Classics As You've Never Seen Them
  • Jun 24, 2015
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This vital collection of nine works by one of the greatest Christian literary figures of the twentieth century is now beautifully repackaged with full-color illustrated covers, rendering each one a coveted and vibrant addition to any Lewis fan’s bookshelf. These eye-catching covers are also a welcomed invitation for new readers …

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The "Die-er" of the Universe

  • Feb 24, 2015
  • Zach Kincaid
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The idea that Christ is the corn king – the fulfillment of the myths that thread through history – rings loud and often in Lewis’s work. In Miracles Lewis presents the Incarnation as the greatest of all the signs of God.

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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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The Grand Miracle

  • Dec 22, 2014
  • Zach Kincaid
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In the December 25 reading from A Year with C. S. Lewis we have most appropriate excerpt from Miracles. It starts, “The central miracle asserted by Christians is the Incarnation.” It’s so easy to lose sight of the Gospel in light of all the hubbub that fills our Christmas season.

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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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One Grand Miracle

  • Dec 01, 2014
  • Joel Heck
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C. S. Lewis loved the story of the birth of Christ. In fact, he argued that the one Grand Miracle of Christianity is not the Crucifixion or the Resurrection, but Christ’s birth. He saw every other miracle of Scripture as preparing for, demonstrating, or resulting from, the Incarnation.

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