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The taste for the other : the social and ethical thought of C.S. Lewis

Author: Gilbert Meilaender
Publisher: Grand Rapids : Eerdmans, ©1978.
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"... Professor Meilaender portrays Lewis' vision of community and his understanding of love, its guiding principle. Lewis' attitude toward Creation is explored, as well as his thoughts on morality, pride, and the Christian journey toward fellowship with God. What emerges is a sustained vision of man in society as seen by one of the twentieth century's most articulate and influential Christians." - from publisher's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Meilaender, Gilbert, 1946-
Taste for the other.
Grand Rapids : Eerdmans, ©1978
(OCoLC)561713642
Named Person: C S Lewis; C S Lewis; Clive S Lewis; C S Lewis
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gilbert Meilaender
ISBN: 0802817513 9780802817518
OCLC Number: 4036677
Description: x, 245 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: The sweet poison of the false infinite. Pleasures on Malacandra and Perelandra ; The dialectic of enjoyment and renunciation ; Living the dialectic --
The revelry of insatiable love. That mystical death which is the secret of life ; Forever conjoined but not reconciled ; Logres vs. Britain --
The divine surgeon. Purgatory ; The importance of a starting point ; Some difficulties --
The tether and pang of the particular. Eros and marriage ; The limits of natural loves ; The transformation of the natural loves --
The primeval moral platitudes. The nature of morality ; Normative ethics ; Religion and morality.
Responsibility: by Gilbert Meilaender.

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"... Professor Meilaender portrays Lewis' vision of community and his understanding of love, its guiding principle. Lewis' attitude toward Creation is explored, as well as his thoughts on morality, pride, and the Christian journey toward fellowship with God. What emerges is a sustained vision of man in society as seen by one of the twentieth century's most articulate and influential Christians." - from publisher's description.

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