He describes with wonderful imagination the many trials and temptations experienced within the christian walk and spiritual realm. As a result much potential is lost. Here, you get literature the scathing and also , his answer to 's , highly-personal, soul-baring diary fodder , and ruminations on the nature of science and religion the ubiquitous , as well as and , collectively examining debunking? The Screwtape Letters is a portrait of the spiritual warfare that is common to everyone who accepts Christ. It was better than the letters, I think. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. I wish he were still around giving lectures, but thank God for the printing press and recording equipment. How is it that I can't understand his philosophical writ Almost finished listening to the Problem of Pain.
I feel like I'm talking with a dear friend every time I read any of his books. One example of this was his criticism of efforts to keep divorce hard to achieve in England as an effort to manufacture the quality of Christian marriage in secular people. You don't have to be a Christian or even consider yourself to be religious to appreciate the depth to which Lewis understood faith, humanity, its failings, and what it means to be Christian in this day and age. But will not encourage us to mistake them for home. The spine may show signs of wear.
Each volume is written with the lucidity, warmth and wit that has made Lewis revered as a writer the world over. Lewis Signature Classic features the best seven of Lewiss classic works together in one box set: Mere Christianity The Screwtape Letters Surprised by Joy The Four Loves The Problem of Pain The Great Divorce Miracles Lewis's works continue to attract thousands of new readers every year, appealing to those seeking wisdom and calm in a hectic and ever-changing world. Thankfully, these digressions were few and did little diminish the great quality of the book. By Jess, Dec 26 2017 This book set includes some of C. But it also reminds me to laugh at my failings and my foibles and to always remember God's mercy.
You may say that the Father has forgiven us because Christ died for our sins. Not too sure whether this work is completely theologically sound, since there were some vague bits that could be interpreted in more than one way all of which seemed a bit erroneous from my own understanding. From The Problem of Pain—a wise and compassionate exploration of suffering—to the darkly satirical The Screwtape Letters, Lewis is unrivalled in his ability to disentangle the questions of life. The arguments are laid out in logical clear order on the age of manuscripts and fossil records, of quotes from Ancient Historians, and point by critiques of opposition arguments. The difference is one of approach. The box set includes: Mere Christianity The Screwtape Letters Surprised by Joy The Four Loves The Problem of Pain The Great Divorce Miracles C.
This was an interesting short book to read. It includes seven essential titles: Mere Christianity, Surprised by Joy, The Problem of Pain, The Screwtape Letters, The Four Loves, Miracles, and The Great Divorce. . The box set includes: 'Mere Christianity' 'The Screwtape Letters' 'Surprised by Joy' 'The Four Loves' 'The Problem of Pain' 'The Great Divorce' 'Miracles' C. Christianity is only one of these, and it is not specifically preached because that is not the point of this book.
His writings offer hope, wisdom and a true understanding of human nature. What is so great about him is his understanding of how important the existential questions are which every human being has,and approaching them in honesty and understanding. And there's that time that Screwtape accidentally turns himself into a giant centipede and has to dictate the rest of his letter. The settled happiness and security which we all desire, God withholds from us by the very nature of the world: but joy, pleasure, and merriment, He has scattered broadcast. On the whole, a good compendium of Lewis' materials. I read Screwtape Letters and Mere Christianity before and listening to the audio books renewed my enjoyment of this great thinker and writer.
But if you do not push Me away, understand that I am going to see this job through. His writings offer hope, wisdom and a true understanding of human nature. A Grief Observed: I've been rejoicing that Lewis' nonfiction apologetics aren't given to emotional manipulation, but logical thinking as a means of witnessing. Always a delight to be placed in the shoes of the Other side. About the Author: Born in Ireland in 1898, Clive Staples Lewis gained a triple First at Oxford and was Fellow and Tutor at Magdalen College from 1925-54, where he was a contemporary of Tolkien. Lewis Signature Classics: Boxed Set is 9780007500192.
But it also reminds me to laugh at my failings and my foibles and to always remember God's mercy. Reasons to buy and own or give 'The C. If we put Heaven above earth, we will find that earth is not very different from Heaven itself. But still difficult to see someone else suffering in such a close manner like that. I know he's building a case but I just can't stay with him. If everyone else became equally rich, or clever, or good-looking there would be nothing to be proud about.