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Who could conceivably begin to love God on such a prudential ground--because the security (so to speak) is better? Who could even include it among the grounds for loving? Would you choose a wife or a Friend--if it comes to that, would you choose a dog--in this spirit? One must be outside the world of love, of all loves, before one thus calculates.His description of Christianity here is no less forceful and opinionated than in Mere Christianity or The Problem of Pain, but it is far less anxious about its reader's response--and therefore more persuasive than any of his apologetics. When he begins to describe the nature of faith, Lewis writes: "Take it as one man's reverie, almost one man's myth. If anything in it is useful to you, use it; if anything is not, never give it a second thought." --Michael Joseph Gross --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
This is the third copy of this marvelous book I have bought because I keep lending it out and people don't always return itPublished 2 days ago by Susie Schroeder
This was something I only recently discovered, I am not a huge CS Lewis fan, but I admit that Narnia had one of the best fictional worlds ever created in my young mind. Read morePublished 9 days ago by Somewhere
Dated language but an excellent analysis of most of the aspects we call "love" in English. He goes through four Ancient Greek words for love, Eros, Philial, Sturge and... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Phil from Downunder