Tag Archives: C. S. Lewis

Technology and the Season

Yesterday I mentioned reading C. S. Lewis’s Mere Christianity as one of the “practices” that I’m putting in place for the Advent season.  Suggestions for times like these usually involve both adding and removing from the routine to help set … Continue reading

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Running the Halls (or: revisiting Mere Christianity)

One of the few practices I’m trying out over the Advent season is the (re)reading of a book.  Because the season last just over three weeks, I thought it was a decent amount of time to do a slow reread … Continue reading

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Lewis on Literature

Fall break has broken.  It came to an end last night with church, some orange chicken with  steamed rice, laundry, and the final pages of C. S. Lewis’s The Discarded Image.  The book, Lewis’s attempt at writing a “primer” for … Continue reading

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Concerning Joy

I recently took part in a quick work discussion about the place of joy, whether or not one can expect it or in some way legislate it.  Joy, of course, was what C. S. Lewis was surprised by.  It became a … Continue reading

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In But Not Of, Teaching and Learning Edition

Reading Alan Jacobs’ biography of C. S. Lewis, I couldn’t help but imagine what it must have been like to listen to the man lecture.  Then I couldn’t help but remember how far most academic institutions have moved from a … Continue reading

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On Lewis and the Nature of Reality

We just started a unit on creative non-fiction in my Faith & Literature class.  I thought reading some of N. D. Wilson’s short essays would be a nice place to start.  We recently watched this short video from Wilson about … Continue reading

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Lewis and Catastrophic History

Something to reflect on from the introduction of C. S. Lewis’s The Problem of Pain:  There was a man born among these Jews who claimed to be, or to be the son of, or to be “one with”, the Something … Continue reading

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