The above quote opens the insightful observations of human behavior in The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis. Chapter one intrigues the intellectual and academic believer. Screwtape argues that sincere intellectual thought will increase one’s commitment to faith. 848 more words
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Clive Staples Lewis (29 November 1898 – 22 November 1963) was a British novelist, poet, academic, medievalist, literary critic, essayist, lay theologian, broadcaster, lecturer, and Christian apologist. 52 more words
Preface: Lewis does something neat here: clearly a work of fiction (or is it?) introduced with the idea that this correspondence materialized without reason (or is there?) In the way Lewis wrote this preface, the reader is given the impression that this should be treated like a real correspondence but at the same time Lewis lets the reader know this is a work of fiction in the way the book is presented: the cover jacket, the introduction and book format, the categorization as “Fiction”. 1,944 more words
“We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.”
— Martin Luther King, Jr.
“What gives me the most hope every day is God’s grace; knowing that his grace is going to give me the strength for whatever I face, knowing that nothing is a surprise to God.” 103 more words