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C. S. Lewis: “Hell is something like ..."

“I live in the Managerial Age, in a world of “Admin.” The greatest evil is not now done in those sordid “dens of crime” that Dickens loved to paint. 90 more words

Religious/Theological Reflections

Who Invented the Pleasure of Peanut Brittle & Stuff Like Sex?

I recall a humorous conversation we had at work a couple days back about peanut brittle, and all sorts of Christmas and holiday candies, cookies and seasonal delights, and of course spirits of sorts… all possibly being of Satanic origin, and likely concocted and manufactured by Lucifer himself in the bowels of hell itself. 766 more words

What God Taught Me Today

Mark Twain’s Letters from Earth: A Pre-/Post-Screwtapian Discovery

One of the readers of A Pilgrim in Narnia tipped me off to a lost-but-found work by Mark Twain. Letters from Earth was written in 1909 but not published until long after his death in 1962. 1,395 more words

C.S. Lewis

Friday Feature: "The Atlantis Theory" by David Russell Mosley

If you haven’t yet, it is time to head over to fellow Signum University faculty member David Russell Mosley’s blog on Patheos. I’ve been a long reader of his “Letters from Elfland,” which provides intelligent and accessible readings of J.R.R. 371 more words

C.S. Lewis

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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Donald Westlake Novels

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