Why I'm Not a Pacifist

  • Jun 19, 2014
  • Zach Kincaid

In the frequently debated essay in The Weight of Glory titled “Why I’m Not a Pacifist,” Lewis asks a simple, provocative question:  “How do we decide what is good or evil?” It seems easy enough. It’s our conscience, right? Lewis says that’s the usual answer, breaking it up into what a person …

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

  • Jun 27, 2011
  • Tom Arthur

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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