- Tue, Jun 19, 2012
- Christians, Past and Present (By and About)
Question from a reader:
I am reading The Great Divorce and am wondering if there is any significance to the "hard grass/undrinkable water" in his Heaven scene where the spirits are discussing their past. It is a bit odd, but I love Lewis and I am trying to keep an open mind. Where he was going with this – or was it purely imagination?
Answer from Randy Alcorn:
In The Great Divorce, Lewis sees everything in heaven (grass, rocks, trees, water, etc.) as “much solider than things in our country.” It’s all heavy and hard, like diamonds—the character ...