Tag Archives: the world’s last night

C. S. LEWIS DAILY: AUGUST 7

If there are species, and rational species, other than man, are any or all of them, like us, fallen? This is the point non-Christians always seem to forget. They seem to think that the Incarnation implies some particular merit or … Continue reading

Posted in C. S. Lewis Daily, Devotions | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JULY 23

The word religion is extremely rare in the New Testament or the writings of mystics. The reason is simple. Those attitudes and practices to which we give the collective name of religion are themselves concerned with religion hardly at all. … Continue reading

Posted in C. S. Lewis Daily, Devotions | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JUNE 18

Prayer is either a sheer illusion or a personal contact between embryonic, incomplete persons (ourselves) and the utterly concrete Person. Prayer, in the sense of petition, asking for things, is a small part of it; confession and penitence are its … Continue reading

Posted in C. S. Lewis Daily, Devotions | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MAY 9

No one is looking at world history without some preconception in favor of progress could find in it a steady up gradient. There is often progress within a given field over a limited period. A school of pottery or painting, … Continue reading

Posted in C. S. Lewis Daily, Devotions | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MARCH 3

Every great man is partly of his own age and partly for all time. What matters in his work is always that which transcends his age, not that which he shared with a thousand forgotten contemporaries. We value Shakespeare for … Continue reading

Posted in C. S. Lewis Daily, Devotions | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JANUARY 20

Just as the Christian has a great advantage over other men, not by being less fallen than they nor less doomed to live in a fallen world, but by knowing he is a fallen man in a fallen world; so … Continue reading

Posted in C. S. Lewis Daily, Devotions | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment