Screwtape Letters

The World’s Last Night ebook- $1.99 through 7/31

  • Jul 26, 2017
  • The C. S. Lewis Team
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In seven satirical yet poignant essays, C. S. Lewis tackles the temptations of evil. Challenging readers to decide how they would live on the world’s last night, he writes, “We are not the playwright, we are not the producer, we are not even the audience. We are on the stage. …

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The Devil and Mr. Lewis

  • Oct 28, 2016
  • Bruce L. Edwards
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The September 8, 1947 cover of Time Magazine improbably depicts the demure C. S. Lewis accompanied by a fiercely impish devil poised on his left shoulder, a caricature of his infamous fictional protagonist, Screwtape, AKA, Senior Tempter of Hell.

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Death, Where is Your Sting?

  • May 28, 2016
  • Zach Kincaid
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Lewis seems to talk a lot about pain and loss. As you know, he has two books clearly on the subject, The Problem of Pain and A Grief Observed. We may throw in The Great Divorce and The Screwtape Letters if we widen the thought of explaining pain with the reality …

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Jesus Defines Humility For Us

  • Mar 26, 2016
  • Zach Kincaid
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Easter is here. The great passion of death’s sting emptied into the dying Messiah. He would complete what he had said, “I am the resurrection and the life.” These three days changed the world, our perception of God, and his want for us. As we’ve read about pride in A …

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My Dear Snubnose…

  • Dec 09, 2015
  • Sarah Arthur
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My Dear Snubnose, I note with great displeasure that the human females are planning to start up their little group again. What can you have been doing during their “holidays”? For many long decades our Department for the Promotion of Frenetic Materialism has slaved away to ensure that the season …

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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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Tom-Foolery

  • Apr 21, 2015
  • Zach Kincaid
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“I know that many wiser and better Christians than I in these days do not like to mention Heaven and hell even in a pulpit,” says Lewis (The Weight of Glory). He goes on to say that nearly all the references in the New Testament about both destinations come from …

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C.S. Lewis and The Man Born to be King

  • Dec 26, 2014
  • Joel Heck
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In 1943, Dorothy L. Sayers’ script of twelve radio broadcasts was published by Harper & Brothers as The Man Born to Be King: A Play-Cycle on the Life of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. She had written these dramatic episodes for the radio at a time when there was …

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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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C. S. Lewis’s Eternal Legacy

  • Jan 01, 2014
  • Charlie W. Starr
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Last November brought the 50th anniversary of the death of C. S. Lewis (as well as his 115th birthday) who passed on the day John F. Kennedy was assassinated. Numerous books have been released about Lewis this year, and half a dozen or more conferences have been held to celebrate …

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