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CS Lewis Nature, Technology and Spirit

In the Walking on the Water we see the relations of spirit and Nature so altered that Nature can be made to do whatever spirit pleases. This new obedience of Nature is, of course, not to be separated even in … Continue reading

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Thoughts from CS Lewis’ Miracles for Ascension Day

In the Walking on the Water we see the relations of spirit and Nature so altered that Nature can be made to do whatever spirit pleases. This new obedience of Nature is, of course, not to be separated even in … Continue reading

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Dallas Willard Here to determine the truth

Christians aren’t here to win an argument. Also the real issue isn’t what happens in this life but whether this life is really all there is. 33:15 “If you can find a better way than Jesus Christ offers he would … Continue reading

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Christianity Scales

The only two systems in which the mysteries and the philosophies come together are Hinduism & Xtianity: there you get both Metaphysics and Cult (continuous with the primeval cults). That is why my first step was to be sure that … Continue reading

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CS Lewis and the strange justice of suffering and equality

The Christian doctrine of suffering explains, I believe, a very curious fact about the world we live in. The settled happiness and security which we all desire, God withholds from us by the very nature of the world: but joy, … Continue reading

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The Problem of Pain. Our own is not enough for us.

If the first and lowest operation of pain shatters the illusion that all is well, the second shatters the illusion that what we have, whether good or bad in itself, is our own and enough for us. Everyone has noticed … Continue reading

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Liberation from Newbigin “Foolishness to the Greeks”

The relationship of the Christian understanding of freedom to that which has provided the central thrust of the Enlightenment must necessarily be a critical one. Seen from a biblical perspective, a human being is not and can never be autonomous. … Continue reading

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