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C.S. Lewis on faith

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Published by Thomas Nelson in Nashville, Tenn .
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    Subjects:
  • Lewis, C. S. 1898-1963 -- Quotations.,
  • Faith -- Quotations, maxims, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesFaith
    Statementcompiled by Lesley Walmsley.
    GenreQuotations., Quotations, maxims, etc.
    ContributionsWalmsley, Lesley.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6023.E926 A6 1998d
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64 p. :
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL491577M
    ISBN 100785270957
    LC Control Number98222991
    OCLC/WorldCa39935133


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Lewis was a convert to Roman Catholicism after having been something of an agnostic. This compilation of statements about faith in his writings was compiled by Leslie Walmsley.

Lewis remarks are pithy, sometimes cryptic, sometimes thought-provoking. It is difficult to use this book for meditation because Lewis is a high intellect/5(5). Lewis' Little Book of Wisdom: Meditations on Faith, Life, Love, and Literature - Kindle edition by Lewis, C.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading C.

Lewis' Little Book of Wisdom: Meditations on Faith, Life, Love, and Literature/5(83). Lewis’s Journey to Faith By Robert B. Stewart Guest Writer. – C. Lewis left his childhood Christian faith to spend years as a determined atheist. After finally admitting God existed, Lewis gave in and knelt in prayer to become what he described later as “the most dejected and reluctant convert in all England.”.

A free e-book to commemorate C.S. Lewis: His Life and Faith; His Thought and Teaching; His Family and Friends; His Influences. iBook Version: PDF Version Including Chapters by C.S.

Lewis Scholars: Dr. Lyle W. Dorsett - Billy Graham Chair of Evangelism at Beeson Divinity School Dr. James M.

Houston - Founder of Regent College, Co-founder of C.S. Lewis Quotes About Faith. I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else. Holiness is irresistible. If even 10% of the world's population had it the whole world would be converted and happy before the year's end.

Who Was C.S. Lewis. Writer and scholar C.S. Lewis taught at Oxford University and became a renowned Christian apologist writer, using logic and philosophy to support the tenets of his : With his trademark warmth and wit, Lewis shares his biographical and personal faith journey with es:• Surprised by Joy• A Grief Observed• All My Road Before.

The seventh and final book in the Chronicles of Narnia sets out the hope of a New Narnia. Although controversial at points, Lewis's exploration of eschatological transformation has led many to. The Paperback of the C. Lewis' Little Book of Wisdom: Meditations on Faith, Life, Love, and Literature by C.

Lewis at Barnes & : Hampton Roads Publishing Company, Inc. Lewis Leaves Home. This is well illustrated in the life of C.S. Lewis. As a young man, Lewis navigated this same terrain. He describes this journey in his first published work after his conversion to Christianity, The Pilgrim’s Regress.

It’s a fictional account of C.S. Lewis on faith book conversion that he wrote over a holiday visit with his childhood best friend. The official website for C. Lewis. Browse a complete collection of his books, sign up for a monthly enewsletter, find additional resources, and more.

This book is a devotional of some of C.S. Lewis’s greatest works on spirituality, faith, and prayer. “Aim at Heaven and you will get Earth 'thrown in': aim at Earth and C.S.

Lewis on faith book will get neither.” Shop Now. For The Joyful Christian by C.S. Lewis. C.S. Lewis Quotes On Faith “Humans are amphibian—half spirit and half animal.” —The Screwtape Letters “Men or nations who think they can revive the Faith in order to make a good society might just as well think they can use the stairs of Heaven as a short cut to the nearest chemist’s shop.” —The Screwtape LettersAuthor: Mel Burke.

Introduction C.S. Lewis (29 November - 22 November ) was a prolific writer, poet, scholar of English literature and defender of Christianity. C.S. Lewis rejected any value in taking “leaps of faith,” stating that any sane person who adopts Christianity despite thinking that the evidence and reason are against it is simply “stupid.” Of course, Lewis’ primary audience was supposed to be skeptics and atheists, not current believers.

C.S. Lewis’ Case for the Christian Faith is an excellent introduction to Lewis's best thinking on the major themes of the Christian tradition. Those who know his writing will find a new appreciation of his “Christian imagination” and a deep respect for his distinctive contribution to an understanding of : Ignatius Press.

Lewis Lewis, age 48 Born Clive Staples Lewis () 29 November Belfast, Ireland Died 22 November () (aged 64) Oxford, England Pen name Clive Hamilton, N. Clerk Occupation Novelist, scholar, broadcaster Alma mater University College, Oxford Genre Christian apologetics, fantasy, science fiction, children's literature Notable works The Chronicles of Narnia Mere Children: 2 step-sons; including Douglas Gresham.

Lewis will then explore the second definition of faith in the following chapter. Ultimately, it is not enough to just live a good, moral life—even the most devout Christian will sin sooner or later.

Thus, the strict truth is that human beings don’t “deserve” to go to Heaven—even a very, very moral human being is a sinner. Having read Planets in Peril, David Downing's award-winning book on C.S. Lewis's space trilogy, I looked forward to reading his new book, The Most Reluctant Convert, the fascinating story of C.S.

Lewis's journey to faith. I was not disappointed. The same qualities found in Downing's previous book are evident here:a thorough knowledge of C.S. Earlier efforts to become a poet were laid to rest. The new Christian devoted his talent and energy to writing prose that reflected his recently found faith.

Within two years of his conversion. Through these books, one is able to gain more perspective of Lewis’s character and backstory; as well as an understanding of his faith journey.

Listed below are some of the best biographies and guides that help us better understand C.S. Lewis. We’ve included excerpts from the books where available via Google Books.

1) Jack: A Life of C. Books by C.S. Lewis. Mere Christianity, The Screwtape Letters, The Great Divorce, The Problem of Pain, Miracles, A Grief Observed, Abolition of Man, The Four Loves (The C. Lewis Signature Classics: An Anthology of 8 C. C.S. Lewis, in full Clive Staples Lewis, (born NovemBelfast, Ireland [now in Northern Ireland]—died NovemOxford, Oxfordshire, England), Irish-born scholar, novelist, and author of about 40 books, many of them on Christian apologetics, including The.

This is a small, beautifully illustrated book which selects some of C. Lewis's most cogent remarks,drawn from "The Problem of Pain","Mere Christianity" and others of his apologetic writings. Professor Lewis begins by claiming not the expertise of a theologian but the ability of one student of the Christian faith to communicate with another/5(2).

In the classic Mere Christianity, C.S. Lewis, the most important writer of the 20th century, explores the common ground upon which all of those of Christian faith stand together.

Bringing together Lewis’ legendary broadcast talks during World War Two from his three previous books The Case for Christianity, Christian Behavior, and Beyond Personality, Mere Christianity provides an unequaled /5(). C. Lewis’s eventual enthusiasm for Christianity spawned a lifelong stream of books on Christian apologetics and discipleship.

His first major work, The Pilgrim’s Regress, published inwas about his own spiritual journey to Christian faith. C.S. Lewis ( — ) Clive Staples Lewis was born in42 years after Freud. Along with his older brother and close companion Warren, Clive (or "Jack," as he preferred to be called) grew.

C.S. Lewis () was a college professor, and author, and had his own radio broadcast for many years. He was an atheist, who converted to theism, and later professed Christianity.

His most notable work, for which he has won much acclaim, is Mere Christianity. The author basically describes the book’s intent as an effort to set forth the. C S Lewis Biography - Clive Staples Lewis (29 November 22 November ), commonly referred to as C.S. Lewis was an Irish author and scholar, born into a Protestant family in Belfast, though mostly resident in England.

- C S Lewis Biography and List of Works - C S Lewis Books. C.S. Lewis was a prolific Irish writer and scholar best known for his “Chronicles of Narnia” fantasy series and his pro-Christian texts. He is also one of the most well-known, widely read, and.

In addition to his many books, letters, and poems, C. Lewis wrote a great number of essays and shorter pieces on various subjects. He wrote extensively on Christian theology and the defense of faith but also on ethical issues and the nature of literature and storytelling. A Grief Observed is a collection of C.

Lewis's reflections on the experience of bereavement following the death of his wife, Joy Davidman, in The book was first published in under the pseudonym N.W. Clerk, as Lewis wished to avoid identification as the author.

Though republished inafter his death, under his own name, the text still refers to his wife as “H” (her first Author: C. Lewis.

C.S. Lewis’s Conversions: Atheist to Theist, Theist to Christian. A Short on the Argument from Desire (Goethe, Lewis, Kreeft) Lessons in the Psalms: Summaries of C.S. Lewis’s Thought (1 of 3) Links to parts 2 and 3 are provided in the applicable posts.

“A Grief Observed” (C.S. Lewis on his wife’s. Joseph Pearce notes in his book, C.S. Lewis and the Catholic Church, that “in spite of the limitations that ‘mere Christianity’ had placed upon him, Lewis groped progressively towards ‘more Christianity’, accepting as integral to the Christian faith, doctrines and dogmas that would have made Cranmer cringe.”.

Faith, as Lewis defines it, is a lifelong struggle—first a struggle to be good, then, a struggle to accept one’s own inner flaws and offer them up to God. Active Themes There has long been a debate among Christian thinkers about whether faith or good works are more important for salvation.

C.S. Lewis is credited with the conversion of many a skeptic, with his rational, accessible, yet very orthodox approach to the Christian faith. His many books, from Mere Christianity to the. Clive Staples Lewis (), former Oxford Professor, Christian apologist, lay theologian of now legendary status.

His apologetic work Mere Christianity remains a top 5 apologetic for the Christian faith, while his children’s books The Chronicles of Narnia continue to teach the Christian faith in a powerful way.

Last year marked the 50th year of his death, and in honor of C.S. Lewis’s. Lewis friend (and non-Catholic) George Sayer, author of Jack: A Life of C. Lewis (Wheaton, Illinois: Crossway Books, second edition, ), confirms much of.

The Life and Faith of CS Lewis Full Movie Streaming Movies Documentary Films A Disciple of C. Lewis Who Became Mere Christianity by C S Lewis Complete Audio Book. Mere Christianity, C. Lewis’s eloquent and winsome defense of the Christian faith, originated as a series of BBC radio talks broadcast during the dark days of World War Two.

Here is the story of the extraordinary life and afterlife of this influential and much-beloved book. George Marsden describes how Lewis gradually went from being an atheist to a committed Anglican—famously. This is one of the questions taken up by James Como in C.

S. Lewis: A Very Short Introduction, a recent title in the Oxford University Press series of compact introductions to wide-ranging topics Author: Joseph Loconte.