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Screwtape Letter #9

Screwtape explains how to exploit the normal ups and downs of life. Feelings of loneliness, weariness, and numbness are conducive to indulgence in sinful habits, and to applying worldly “perspective” to one’s former religious zeal. 283 more words

Review: Humans

Once when he was dining with Rabbi Goldman in Chicago he stopped in the midst of Mrs. Goldman’s pot roast to discourse on the improbability of a God or a life after death. 

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Screwtape Letter #8

Wormwood is pleased that his “patient” seems to have lost some of his interest in religion, but Screwtape warns him that “undulation” between faith and doubt is merely a natural phenomenon. 322 more words

Screwtape Letter #7

Screwtape’s seventh letter explains the value of cliquishness, partisanship, and zealotry. In the face of impending war, he uses patriotism and pacifism as examples. The two seem to mortals quite different from each other, but both can be of great use to Wormwood if he can get his patient deeply enough devoted to one or the other. 127 more words

Not BusyNess, But Faith-filled Loving and Hope

When we ask each other how our lives are, what are the most common responses?  Many rely on the well-used “everything has been hectic.”  Recently, “it’s been crazy” has gained popularity.   422 more words


To C.S. Lewis Readers and Researchers: A Call for Literary Links

Dear friends,

I have been asked to contribute a list of C.S. Lewis manuscripts that have been published in the last decade for an upcoming book. 881 more words

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