by C.S. Lewis “No man knows how bad he is till he has tried very hard to be good.” Source: “Mere Christianity”
by Fr. Lawrence Farley One of the benefits of reading history is that it enables one to compare one’s own era with other eras, and so identify the blind spots of former times and as well as the blind spots of one’s own time. As C.S. Lewis once pointed out (in his essay On the Reading […]
A quote from C.S. Lewis One must keep on pointing out that Christianity is a statement which, if false, is of no importance, and, if true, of infinite importance. The one thing it cannot be is moderately important. from his writing, God in the Dock.
A quote from C.S. Lewis I didn’t go to religion to make me happy. I always knew a bottle of Port would do that. If you want a religion to make you feel really comfortable, I certainly don’t recommend Christianity. from his writing, God in the Dock.
by Dn Joseph Gleason C.S. Lewis said the gates of hell are locked from the inside. It is real, and people actually go there. But they are there by their own consent. Hell is a place of self-exile. This position avoids the extremes of both the Universalists and the Calvinists. Universalists say, “Everybody goes to heaven.” […]
by John G. West “You say the materialist universe is ‘ugly,’” wrote C. S. Lewis to a young skeptic in 1950. “…If you are really a product of the materialistic universe, how is it you don’t feel at home there?” Nearly half-a-century later, Lewis’s question still resonates. Modern society continues to operate largely on the […]