C.S. Lewis

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C. S. Lewis on God’s Sovereignty, Free Will, and Suffering

It turns out, judging by the notes in the margin, I had read C. S. Lewis’ The Problem of Pain some time ago. I did not remember having done so, but perhaps it impacted my thinking more than it did my memory of the actual reading of it. Or perhaps I had already come to similar conclusions before I read his book. I have no way of knowing. Below are a few quotes from that […]

Mere Orthodoxy: “You Don’t Have a Soul”: C.S. Lewis Never Said It

I noticed this debate on Twitter the other day. @wycliff chided @CSLewisU for propagating the apocryphal quote “You don’t have a soul. You are a soul. You have a body.” I had seen these on the inter tubes recently and it had made me ponder. It seemed more than a bit heretical and not very much like Lewis, at least not to my ear. @wycliff kindly pointed to this article “You Don’t Have a Soul”: C.S. Lewis […]

C.S. Lewis College Established

I am not sure how I feel about this (not that they asked me, of course). I just wonder what Lewis himself would say. They certainly have a tremendous looking campus and I am sympathetic to a great books approach, but such a curriculum runs the risk of being too narrow, academically speaking, for today’s world. I am pleased that they seem to be taking a very broad approach within the Christian context, as seems […]