Dorothy Sayers: God Took His Own Medicine

OROTHY SAYERS was one of the most prophetic voices of the twentieth century. She warned Christians who were bored with biblical teaching that the dogma is the real drama, the meaning of life, the creed keeping us from the chaos. The following excerpt is from “The Greatest Drama Ever Staged”

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Tolkien and the Discipline of Hope

OLKIEN was no stranger to suffering. Tolkien lost both parents as a child. He served in War War I as a young man. His real life experiences gave him a framework for his stories with the beauties of the Shire contrasted with the evils of Gollum, Goblins, Smaug, and the Eye of Sauron.

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Advice from C.S. Lewis on Learning in a Time of Calamity

NYTIME there is national or international turmoil we rightly revaluate our priorities. How should we consider education when other matters loom large? C.S. Lewis responded to this question in a sermon he preached in 1939 in the early stages of War World II.

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Serious Times Call for Laughter

.K. CHESTERTON once said, “the tendency of recent culture has been to tolerate the smile but discourage the laugh.” It’s not that G.K.C didn’t like smiling, he simply didn’t prefer it over laughter. Here’s why.

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Video: C.S. Lewis on Making Sense of the Human Experience

.S. Lewis used a variety of methods to share the gospel with a popular audience. In recent years there has been a focus in apologetics literature regarding Lewis’s use of the human experience to point to the explanatory power of the Christian worldview. The following video is from a recent talk I gave on this topic at Cedarville University’s annual apologetics conference.
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A Vote for You in 2020

VERY decision you make is a vote you cast for the type of person you want become.” This quote hit me in the face this morning as I listed to my favorite news app. It’s true, in so many ways we become the sum total of our daily decisions. They add up. But for the Christian, there’s another power at work that transcends our will power.

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G.K. Chesterton’s Damnable Christmast Errors

ILBERT Keith Chesterton seems to be the ideal Christmas icon. He’s jolly. He’s plump. But in his 1926 Christmas essay, all he wants to talk about are damnable Christmas errors.

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Was C.S. Lewis the Grinch?

OST Christians consider C.S. Lewis to be a warm symbol of the holiday season, expecially since he included “Father Christmas” in his first Narnia story. Yet, a deeper lookin in his diary, letters, and essays shows Lewis was more of the Grinch. What do you think?

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C.S. Lewis on Making Sense of the Human Experience

OW are we to make sense of humanity in our day. Neuroscientists often reduce humans to brains, leaving no room for personhood. Philosophers regularly deny the will, rejecting the idea that humans can make real, meaningful decisions, and thus have moral accountability. Scientists often discount immaterial human values and regard them as illusions.

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