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Readings for meditation and reflection

Author: C S Lewis; Walter Hooper
Publisher: [San Francisco, Calif.] : HarperSanFrancisco, [1996]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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Known as the twentieth century's most influential Christian writer, C.S. Lewis has stirred millions of readers through his probing insights, passionate arguments, and provocative questions about God, love, life, and death. Gathered from the mass of his published works--including The Screwtape Letters, Mere Christianity, The Four Loves, and God in the Dock--as well as from letters, essays, and less familiar writings,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Meditations
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C S Lewis; Walter Hooper
ISBN: 0060652853 9780060652852
OCLC Number: 32746037
Notes: Originally published: Daily readings with C.S. Lewis. London : Fount, 1992.
Description: xviii, 156 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: The lion and the stream --
The intolerable compliment --
The lord of terrible aspect --
The cost of discipleship --
Can't you lead a good life without believing in Christianity? --
The Christian and the materialist --
Can someone lead a good life without Christianity? --
Will Christianity help me? --
First and second things --
The first Job --
The invasion --
The personality of Jesus --
What are we to make of Jesus Christ? --
Christ has no parallel in other religions --
God has come down into the created universe --
Screwtape explains Hell's invention of the "historical Jesus" --
God as man --
Counting the cost --
Half-hearted creatures --
To be loved by God --
"Ordinary" people --
Becoming clean mirrors --
Screwtape on Hell's idea of humility. Cont.): We delight to praise --
Why we need a map --
Natural law --
Morality cannot become "stagnant" --
Looking "along" and looking "at" --
Belief in miracles --
A caution about metaphors --
Prayer --
The prayer preceding all prayers --
The trouble with "X" --
Forgiving and excusing --
Confession --
Emotional reaction --
God wants you to be a saint --
Encore! --
The necessity of pain --
Misfortune --
The divorce of Heaven and Hell --
Hope --
The great sin --
Screwtape on worldliness --
Sexual morality --
Screwtape on Hell's view of pleasure --
We have no "right to happiness" --
Liking and loving --
On praying --
Ready-made prayers --
Prayer and time --
Screwtape on time --
Screwtape give's Hell's view of the present --
"Do I believe?" Cont.): The Christian view of suffering --
Anxiety --
Guilt --
Screwtape explains to Wormwood why God will not over-ride human free-will --
Gift-love and need-love --
Love 1: affection --
Love 2: friendship --
Love 3: Eros --
The distractions of domesticity --
Brother ass --
When Eros becomes a demon --
Love 4: charity --
Supernatural need-love of God and of one another --
"Hating" the people we love --
To love is to be vulnerable --
Consciousness of sin --
The central self --
A fifth-columnist in the soul --
A caution --
Nice people or new men --
The perfect critique --
The seond coming --
The secret we cannot hide and cannot tell --
First and last love --
Purgatory --
New men in Christ --
Heaven --
A final word from Aslan.
Other Titles: Daily readings with C.S. Lewis
Responsibility: C.S. Lewis ; edited by Walter Hooper.
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Known as the twentieth century's most influential Christian writer, C.S. Lewis has stirred millions of readers through his probing insights, passionate arguments, and provocative questions about God, love, life, and death. Gathered from the mass of his published works--including The Screwtape Letters, Mere Christianity, The Four Loves, and God in the Dock--as well as from letters, essays, and less familiar writings, this compendium contains a cross section of Lewis's finest work.--From publisher description.

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