A Cancer in the Universe

  • Aug 26, 2015
  • David Naugle

“I agree Technology is per se neutral: but a race devoted to the increase of its own power by technology with complete indifference to ethics does seem to me a cancer in the Universe. Certainly if he goes on his present course much further man can not be trusted with …

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Out of the Silent Planet: Cosmic Voyage as Spiritual Pilgrimage

  • Apr 03, 2012
  • David C. Downing

Having already earned a reputation as a formidable literary scholar, C. S. Lewis scandalized his fellow Oxford dons in 1938 when he published a fantasy novel, Out of the Silent Planet. They would have been even more alarmed if they had noticed that he was writing what he called “theologized …

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Religion and Rocketry

  • Jun 01, 2010
  • Joel Heck

What did Lewis think of the possibility of discovering life on other planets? What implications might such a discovery have for Christian theology? Originally published in the Christian Herald and entitled “Will We Lose God in Outer Space,” Lewis’s essay on the subject was first published in 1958 and later …

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Jack the Blogger?

  • Sep 02, 2009
  • Bruce L. Edwards

Our continued affection for and the extended appeal of C. S. Lewis more than 45 years after his death, so near the end of the first decade of the supposedly post-postmodern 21st Century, suggests to me two things about him and his work that may seem patently obvious. Except for …

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