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C.S. Lewis on Scripture

His Thoughts on the Nature of Biblical Inspiration, the Role of Revelation, and the Question of Errancy
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Abingdon Press
Biblical concordances & commentaries, Lewis, C. S., History: American, Christianity - History, Bible Commentary, Inspirational, History of doctrines, Evidences, authority, etc., Christianity - History - General, Bible - General, Biblical Studies - General, Contributions in doctrine of Biblical inspiration and authority, 20th century, Inspiration, Inspirational - General, Lewis, C. S, (Clive Staples),, 1898-1963, Bible, Contributions in doctrine
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For some of my friends, "C.S. Lewis on Scripture" might be like "Irrelevance on Irrelevance." I think there are some good reasons to second-guess that initial reaction. Michael J. Christensen looks at how Lewis' deep and wide knowledge of literature, poetics, mythology, and philosophy informed his view of Scripture/5.

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Lewis was one of the intellectual giants of the twentieth century and arguably the most thought provoking and influential Christian writer of his day/5(). Nov 06,  · C S Lewis On Scripture [Michael J Christensen] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Lewis' thoughts on the nature of Biblical inspiration, the role of revelation and the question of by: 1. I wish I could direct you to a good book on the subject, but I don’t know one.

With all good wishes, yours sincerely, C. Lewis. From a letter to Clyde S. Kilby, May 7,from C. Lewis. Whatever view we hold of the divine authority of Scripture must make room for the following facts: 1. The C.S. Lewis Bible pairs thought-provoking meditations from C.S.

Lewis’s spiritual writings with corresponding passages from the authoritative NRSV Bible. This one-of-a-kind Bible for devotional reading, reflection, and inspiration is perfect for readers of Lewis’s Mere Christianity, The Screwtape Letters, or his other works of seminal Christian writing.

Oct 01,  · In ordering this book, I had hoped Lewis would go into indepth reflections on the psalms; he does not. Instead he explore themes that influenced the psalms, he looks at certain misunderstandings, such as those people who are inclined to put Cited by: From the Spring issue of Knowing & Doing:: C.S.

Lewis on Holy Scripture.

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The Hardcover of the The C. Lewis Bible by C. Lewis at Barnes & Noble. Invite C. Lewis into your reading of Scripture.

C.S. Lewis was one of the intellectual giants of the twentieth century and arguably the most thought provoking and influential Christian writer of his day. and may even pick up a thing or two from the Good Book 4/5.

Apr 11,  · This book, as the title indicates, is a commentary on Lewis's views on Scripture. It locates itself within the innerancy debate that raged most strongly several decades ago in Evangelical Christianity. But the book remains relevant today for those interested in the views of Lewis, not only on Scripture, but on literary inspiration in general.4/5(1).

Lewis’s Journey to Faith By Robert B. Stewart Guest Writer. – C. Lewis left his childhood Christian faith to spend years as a determined atheist. After finally admitting God existed, Lewis gave in and knelt in prayer to become what he described.

Below is a classic by C. Lewis on the relationship between work and prayer. See the related titled “The Efficacy of Prayer” in C.

Lewis, The World’s Last Night and Other Essays. Work and Prayer By C. C S Lewis on Scripture () by michael Christensen. What would you like to know about this product. Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next Paperback.

Jan 05,  · In David Lyle Jeffrey’s book, Houses of the Interpreter: Reading Scripture, Reading Culture, there is a chapter entitled Reading the Bible with C. this chapter Jeffrey explores Lewis’ own understanding of the text of Scripture as well as how he interacted with it.

Apr 15,  · C.S. Lewis on the Bible: Genesis and Myth. In my last two posts I have been looking at the way C.S. Lewis thought about Scripture in general.

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Second, I looked at the way Lewis thinks God has given His Book to us. The question I want to ask today is this: What did C.S. Lewis think specifically about the genre of Genesis?.

Sep 07,  · The Book of Psalms, in particular, is one of the most celebrated and well known books in the Old Testament and a fixture in the liturgical practices of nearly all Christians. Lewis’s view of Scripture, specifically the Old Testament, rests on many of the core ideas that span his writing, most important of which is his understanding of.

The Great Divorce by C.S. Lewis has been a favorite of teenagers for over 70 years, but for many it has been a little difficult to grasp.

The Great Divorce Study Guide for Teens makes it easy and understandable for teenagers to not only read the book but to also study and share this iconic classic with their friends.

More info →. Oct 21,  · The book C. Lewis on Scripture came about as a result of a research project of Christensen's during his Senior year at Point Loma College. His professors encouraged him to seek publication, and Barfield and Kilby provided the Foreword and Introduction.

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Aug 30,  · Reflections on the Psalms by C.S. Lewis. For Lewis, the Bible, while being a vessel of the divine Word, is a profoundly human collection of documents. Here is a representative passage from Chapter XI in his book Reflections on the Psalms: The human qualities of.

Discover C. Lewis quotes about bible. Resentment Resurrection Revelations Righteousness Rings Risk Running Sacrifice Sadness Safety Saints Salvation Sanity Satan School Scripture Security Shame Silence Silver Sin Sinners Slavery Slaves Sleep Solitude Son Songs Sorrow Soul the transporting or horrifying realities of which the Book.

Lewis on Scripture: His Thoughts on the Nature of Biblcal Inspiration, The Role of Revelation and the Question of Inerrancy by Christensen, Michael J. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Nov 09,  · Each reading will draw you deeper into Scripture as you wrestle with and meditate on spiritual truths woven throughout the text.

The C. Lewis Bible is an indispensable companion for everyone who cherishes Lewis's timeless words and seeks to /5(). Lewis’s scattered thoughts on these matters, and that is Michael Christen-sen’s excellent little book C. Lewis on Scripture.2 What we can say with some certainty about Lewis is that he did not subscribe to the view – still widely held in the American bible-belt – that scripture is itself God’s revelation to by: 2.

Jul 01,  · And so C.S. Lewis launches us into a collection of devilish letters from Uncle Screwtape to his “nephew” Wormwood in his classic and widely popular, The Screwtape Letters.

Lewis wrote about the inspiration for the book in a letter to his brother who had recently been rescued from Nazi-surrounded Dunkirk during Brown Chair Books. Quotes taken from Walter Hooper’s “ A Companion and Guide” Book 1 (1) “There has been a great deal of soft soap talked about God for the last hundred years.

That is not what I am offering.” What, in your opinion, is Lewis offering us in Mere Christianity. The Four Loves is a book by C. Lewis which explores the nature of love from a Christian and philosophical perspective through thought experiments.

The book was based on a set of radio talks from which had been criticised in the U.S. at the time for their frankness about C.

Lewis. The Unfundamental C. Lewis Key Components of Lewis's View of Scripture Richard Cunningham, in his book C.S.

Lewis: Defender of the Faith, expands this point by and Matthew I see this as one of the weakest points of Lewis's view of Scripture. Lewis has a famous argument concerning Christ's claims of being God, in which he. Discover the greatest books by C.S. Lewis, one of the best Christian authors and minds in history.

Read a summary and the importance of the top 5 C.S. Lewis books and where to find them. Sep 05,  · “C.S. Lewis’ desk and chair.” Taken by Thomas B.

Grosh IV at the Marion E. Wade Center, Wheaton College, IL. In my last post I highlighted C.S. Lewis’s take on what it means to approach the Bible humbly: namely, we should first ask honestly and with an open mind, What sort of book has God actually given us and how has He.

Oct 20,  · C. Lewis may seem like an odd subject for study when it comes to the theology and practice of worship. He was neither a clergyman nor a professional theologian. And though he wrote wisely and winsomely on a wide range of subjects related to the Christian life, he devoted relatively little attention to ecclesiology, liturgy, music, and corporate worship.

In this wise and enlightening book, C. Lewis—the great British writer, scholar, lay theologian, broadcaster, Christian apologist, and bestselling author of Mere Christianity, The Screwtape Letters, The Great Divorce, The Chronicles of Narnia, and many other beloved classics—examines the Psalms.

As Lewis divines the meaning behind these. C.S. Lewis was a prolific Irish writer and scholar best known for his “Chronicles of Narnia” fantasy series and his pro-Christian texts. He is also one of the most well-known, widely read, and.1. The Three Parts Of Morality. There is a story about a schoolboy who was asked what he thought God was like.

He replied that, as far as he could make out, God was "The sort of person who is always snooping round to see if anyone is enjoying himself and then trying to stop it.".C.

S. Lewis on Scripture: His Thoughts on the Nature of Biblical Inspiration, the Role of Revelation and the Question of Inerrancey by Michael J. Christensen (Abingdon Press, ). When this book was written, there was a lot of fur flying in the Christian world over the nature of Biblical inspiration.