THE CASE FOR CHRISTIANITY by C.S. Lewis

THE CASE FOR CHRISTIANITY

KIRKUS REVIEW

While the reader misses the rich humor of the Screw Tape Letters, this is a great case for the Kingdom of God and opens a road of careful logic for the enquiring Christian whatever his persuasion. It is a frank statement of faith in Christianity. The first part deals in logical terms with the basic questions of right and wrong in the universe; the second is a fervent statement of what Christians believe. Christianity begins its work when the sinner admits a personal moral Power and acknowledges himself out of tune. The cure for sick souls is no easy panacea. For the second section on belief, Mr. Lewis submitted his script to four clergymen (Church of England, Roman Catholic, Presbyterian, Methodist). Anglican and Presbyterian achieved union; the Roman Catholic wanted more emphasis on theories of Atonement; the Methodist wanted more about Faith; the consensus was agreement on philosophy, not doctrine.
Pub Date: June 15th, 1943
ISBN: 0805420444
Page count: 56pp
Publisher: Macmillan
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Kirkus Reviews Issue: June 15th, 1943




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