pop culture

C.S. Lewis Meets Pop Culture

  • Jul 13, 2015
  • Robert Velarde
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C.S. Lewis thought reading the daily newspaper was a waste of time, did not watch television, reluctantly agreed to radio appearances, and only rarely went out to the movies. So what can Lewis teach us about popular culture? Although it doesn’t initially appear that we can learn much from him …

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Spiritual Sins Are Worse

  • Jun 28, 2015
  • Janice B. Brown
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Lewis ends the chapter “Sexual Morality” with a remarkable assertion: “…a cold self-righteous prig who goes regularly to church may be far nearer to hell than a prostitute” (p. 95). Why does Lewis consider spiritual sins to be worse than sins of the flesh? What is Lewis’s view of the …

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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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