Weight of Glory

Spend the Year with C. S. Lewis

  • Jan 13, 2013
  • Zach Kincaid
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From the Publisher: To celebrate 2013, the e-book edition of A Year with C. S. Lewis is on sale for $3.99 today through January 22! CLICK HERE for more info. In conjunction with this special promotion, we’ll be featuring content from A Year with C. S. Lewis on this blog …

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Lewis – Eccentric Genius, Reluctant Prophet

  • Jan 03, 2013
  • Will Vaus
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In November, Will Vaus, author of four books on C. S. Lewis, sat down with Dr. Alister McGrath at Harris Manchester College Oxford to discuss his forthcoming biography on Lewis, intriguingly sub-titled: Eccentric Genius, Reluctant Prophet…. WV: C. S. Lewis, about whom you have now written a biography due out …

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Minding Eternity within the Temporal

  • Sep 08, 2012
  • Zach Kincaid
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The second essay in The Weight of Glory speaks to how Christians should act and what Christians ought to care about even in times of desperation like war. In short, Lewis encourages us to not lose sight of eternity. Though we live in time and have the pressure and passion …

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Weighted with Glory

  • Aug 19, 2012
  • Zach Kincaid
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The Weight of Glory is a series of essays and talks that Lewis wrote over a long period time (roughly between 1939-1956). The first essay shares the title of the book. Have you thought of heaven as a bribe – that if you follow Christ it will pay off with everlasting …

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Hope Made Certain

  • May 02, 2012
  • Christopher Assenza
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In the chapter on Hope, Lewis makes fun of those who reject the Christian idea of Heaven because they don’t want to spend eternity playing harps. “The answer to such people,” he says, “is that if they cannot understand books written for grown-ups, they should not talk about them” (p. …

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Tolerance and Truth

  • Nov 06, 2011
  • Zach Kincaid
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I work at a private liberal arts college that carries no religious identity. I am often struck by the inconsistency in what many on campus deem as “tolerant.” The definition of tolerant seems to necessitate that an individual give up any idea that is considered fundamentally true, and, so too …

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C.S. Lewis and Pacifism: A Failure of the Imagination

  • Jun 27, 2011
  • Tom Arthur
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Whenever one disagrees with C.S. Lewis, there is sure to be much fear and trembling. I am a Christian today in large part due to Lewis’ writing, and, if he had the opportunity to respond to me on the subject of pacifism, I suspect I would meet the long shadow …

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A Review of The C.S. Lewis Bible

  • Dec 09, 2010
  • Salwa Khoddam
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The C.S. Lewis Bible is a unique, rich work by dedicated editors and scholars well-versed in Lewis’s works.  It is first and foremost the New Revised Standard version of the Bible.  However, the fact that it is interspersed with carefully selected readings from Lewis’s works, 600 to be exact, makes …

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The C.S. Lewis Bible

  • Nov 01, 2010
  • David J. Theroux
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C.S. Lewis was one of the intellectual giants of the twentieth century and arguably the most thought-provoking and influential Christian writer of the modern era. For more than forty years, generations of readers have found insight and inspiration from his uniquely articulate view of God’s interaction in the world and …

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C. S. Lewis & Three Wars: 1941

  • Jun 14, 2010
  • Joel Heck
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The Second World War had begun in 1939, and the world was turned upside down. As normally happens during a war, people began to think more frequently about ultimate issues, life and death, good and evil, suffering and eternity, and the nature of reality. C. S. Lewis was not immune …

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