By January 30, 2017I cringe whenever I see Lewis called a misogynist. Certainly, to the degree that most of us are, he was a creature of his day and culture—indeed, he called himself a dinosaur—but in many respects, in the deeply respectful tone he speaks about women, he seems more ahead of his time than behind it. |
Randy Alcorn's Blog: c.s. lewis
By December 26, 2016Every sin we commit, every shortcoming we display is an attempt to be happy through a God-substitute. Lewis, who spent much of his life trying to find happiness outside God, finally realized he’d been deceiving himself. He wasn’t alone. |
By November 2, 2015We need to recognize the value of the local church, and not abandon it despite all its imperfections (and each of us is included in those imperfections). |
By April 15, 2015In Mere Christianity Lewis lamented that we haven’t been trained to want Heaven: "…when the real want for Heaven is present in us, we do not recognize it." |
By August 1, 2014In C. S. Lewis’s The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, Eustace Clarence Scrubb describes to Edmund how terrible it felt when Aslan, the Lion and Christ-figure, changed him from the dragon he’d become to the boy he was intended to be. |
By July 21, 2014When five-year-old Emily Kimball was hospitalized and heard she was going to die, she started to cry. Even though she loved Jesus and wanted to be with him, she didn’t want to leave her family behind. |
By September 24, 2012I’ve been “rereading” | Mere Christianity, actually listening to it on audio. I first read it as a young Christian forty years ago. I’m amazed that this book seems to get even better with time.
By March 5, 2012Shortly before he died November 22, 1963 (yes, the same day as John F. Kennedy), C. S. Lewis granted his final interview to Sherwood Elliot Wirt, of Decision Magazine. It’s a fascinating | interview. I found the final two questions and answers interesting.
By February 17, 2012I was listening to God in the Dock on audio, and was struck by this portion of an interview with C. S. Lewis. |