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C.S. Lewis and the search for rational religion

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Published by W.B. Eerdmans in Grand Rapids, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lewis, C. S. 1898-1963 -- Religion,
  • Christian literature, English -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJohn Beversluis.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX5199.L53 B48 1985
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 182 p. ;
    Number of Pages182
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2863133M
    ISBN 100802800467
    LC Control Number84026032


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Lewis was one of the most influential Christian apologists of the 20th century. An Oxford don and former atheist who converted to Christianity inhe gained a wide following during the s as the author of a number of popular apologetic books such as Mere Christianity, Miracles, and The Problem of Pain in which he argued for the truth of by: 2.

Lewis was one of the most influential Christian apologists of the 20th century. An Oxford don and former atheist who converted to Christianity inhe gained a wide following during the s as the author of a number of popular apologetic books such as Mere Christianity, Miracles, and The Problem of Pain in which he argued for the truth of Christianity/5.

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Everyday low /5(6). The Problem of Pain is a book on the problem of evil by C. Lewis, in which Lewis argues that human pain, animal pain, and hell are not sufficient reasons to reject belief in a good and powerful God.

Lewis summarizes the problem of evil as follows: "If God were good, He would make His creatures perfectly happy, and if He were almighty He would be able to do what he Author: C. Lewis. Download C.S. Lewis And The Search For Rational Religion (Revised book pdf free download link or read online here in PDF.

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Surely one of the most controversial books in the history of Lewis studies was the first edition of John Beversluis’s C. Lewis and the Search for Rational Religion, originally published by Eerdmans in Billing itself as the only book-length critical study of Lewis’s rational apologetic for Christian faith, it concluded that none of his arguments succeeded.

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Free shipping for many products. John Beversluis is a perceptive—and forthright—fellow. In his Introduction to C. Lewis and the Search for Rational Religion, Beversluis observes that the author of Mere Christianity and The Screwtape Letters has become a figure of wide, rather disturbing veneration.

There are, Beversluis notes, "C. Lewis calendars, sweatshirts, aprons, bumper stickers, and tote. The Abolition of Man is a book by C.

led "Reflections on education with special reference to the teaching of English in the upper forms of schools," it uses that as a starting point for a defense of objective value and natural law as well as a warning of the consequences of doing away with or "debunking" those things.

It defends science as Author: C. Lewis. C. Lewis was one of the most influential Christian apologists of the 20th century. An Oxford don and former atheist who converted to Christianity inhe gained a wide following during the s as the author of a number of popular apologetic books such as Mere Christianity, Miracles, and The Problem of Pain in which he argued for the truth of : Prometheus Books.

Many that is until John Beversluis came along and wrote his excellent book-length takedown of Lewis's apologetics: C.S. Lewis and the Search for Rational Religion (Revised Edn, Prometheus Press, ). This is a series about Beversluis's book.

I begin with an unexciting index. CHAPTER 1: C.S. LEWIS AS CHRISTIAN APOLOGIST. The Rationality of BeliefAuthor: John Danaher. book, C.S. Lewis and the Search for Rational Religion, and in the fictional film “Shadowlands,” that Lewis’s faith was seriously damaged if not lost over the death of his wife.

I eschew the use of “definitive” as a way of de-scribing any biography, because a book that speaks to our times will seldom answer the questions of our children. One minor point is that there are numerous typos, which is especially unfortunate with such a closely-argued book.

I don’t like to scold copy-editors, but – it’s unfortunate. John Beversluis, C. Lewis and the Search for Rational Religion, Prometheus Books   Title: C.s.

Lewis And The Search For Rational Religion Format: Paperback Product dimensions: pages, X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, X X in Published: J Publisher: Prometheus Language: English.

Read My Review of John Beversluis's Book, C.S. Lewis and the Search for Rational Religion, in Philosophy Now. By Anonymous at 7/27/ As. C.S. Lewis and the Search for Rational Religion | Beversluis, John | ISBN: | Kostenloser Versand für alle Bücher mit Versand und Verkauf duch Amazon/5(5).

Reflective Reviews: John Beversluis' "C. Lewis and the Search for Rational Religion," Part 1 I first heard of John Beversluis via John Loftus, who had recommended his material on his own blog. I found a rather intemperate remarks by Beversluis on such matters as textual criticism, and determined that his work would warrant a review at a.

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Enjoy % FREE. Lewis and the Search for Rational Religion () A critical work challenging Lewis's use of logic and argumentation. Bleakley, David. Lewis: At Home in Ireland () Written for the centenarian celebration of Lewis's life, Bleakley's biography emphasizes Lewis's childhood in Ireland and shows Ireland's influence on the British author.

Clive Staples Lewis (29 November – 22 November ) was a British writer and lay theologian. He held academic positions in English literature at both Oxford University (Magdalen College, –) and Cambridge University (Magdalene College, –).

He is best known for his works of fiction, especially The Screwtape Letters, The Chronicles of Narnia, Children: 2 step-sons; including Douglas Gresham. This focus on rational apologetics is the C.S. Lewis with which most people are familiar, but there is also another C.S.

Lewis who focused on emotion. Lewis’ conversion to Christianity appears to have been more emotional than logical, despite some of his later protestations, and the importance of one’s inner state is discussed by him as early as The Pilgrim's Regress (). Mere Christianity by C. Lewis,download free ebooks, Download free PDF EPUB ebook.

Lewis (via Wikipedia) The Restoration of Man: C. Lewis and the Continuing Case against Scientism, 3rd ed., by Michael D.

Aeschliman (Discovery Institute, pp., $) I n. The beginning of a review of Beversluis's new book that I am writing. Before reviewing the the new edition of this book, some historical background is in order. John Beversluis's C. Lewis and the Search for Rational Religion came out in early Author: Victor Reppert.

Christian Apologetics. by CS Lewis () Some of you are priests and some are leaders of youth organizations. I have little right to address either. It is for priests to teach me, not for me to teach them. I have never helped to organize youth, and while young myself I.

Readers of this blog will be interested to know that John Beversluis will be producing a second edition of his controversial book C. Lewis and the Search for Rational Religion, wihch should appear next spring.

But this time instead of the Christian Eerdmans press it will be published by Prometheus : Victor Reppert.

C.S. Lewis Book List Books About C.S. Lewis Search this Guide Search. C.S. Lewis Book List: Books About C.S. Lewis. A list of our current holdlings of books/ebooks by or about C.S. Lewis. Lewis and the Search for Rational Religion by Author: Julie Rankin.

C. Lewis on the Difference Between Faith and Emotion Dr. Andrew Swafford While many in contemporary culture see faith as simply a blind emotional impulse, in his theological classic Mere Christianity C.

Lewis describes it as a rational virtue. In the classic Mere Christianity, C.S. Lewis, the most important writer of the 20th century, explores the common ground upon which all of those of Christian faith stand ng together Lewis’ legendary broadcast talks during World War Two from his three previous books The Case for Christianity, Christian Behavior, and Beyond Personality, Mere Christianity provides an.

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Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner. “C.S. Lewis is the ideal persuader for the half-convinced, for the good man who would like to be a Christian but finds his intellect getting in the way.” The Washington Post Book World “Apparently this Oxford don and Cambridge professor is going to be around for a long time; he calls himself a dinosaur but he seems to speak to people.

John Beversluis is the author of C.S. Lewis and the Search for Rational Religion ( avg rating, 43 ratings, 10 reviews, published ) and Cross-Exam /5.C.

S. Lewis a devenit 'fellow' la Magdalen College, Oxford, înunde a predat vreme de aproape trei decenii, până încând a fost numit profesor la Universitatea din Cambridge. Scriitorul. Trilogia spațială este alcătuită din trei volume: Departe de planeta tăcută (Out of the Silent Planet), Perelandra și Hidoasa fortăreață (That Hideous Strength).

Reflective Reviews: John Beversluis' "C. S. Lewis and the Search for Rational Religion," Part 4 We pick up where we left off, as Beversluis offers a listing of texts which he believes shows that Jesus was delusional, or had the right “profile” to be delusional.