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Clive Staples Lewis (1898-1963), a British author

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An example of C.S. Lewis’s claim of the pitfalls of pity

In The Problem of Pain, C.S. Lewis says Even a good emotion, pity, if not controlled by charity and justice, leads through anger to cruelty. Most atrocities are stimulated by accounts of the enemy’...
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Mere Christianity Book I Chapters 1 and 2: How would Lewis explain morality being inherently known but also taught?

I recently started reading Mere Christianity, and I am trying to figure out Lewis's view on whether morality is taught or is something that every person knows by nature. He seems to claim both views, ...
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C. S. Lewis' description of heaven and hell contrasted with Catholicism

I was going through The Great Divorce by C S Lewis and was wondering how much in line with Scripture his descriptions of heaven and hell are. I've heard very different descriptions coming from saints ...
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Identifying a source for this C S Lewis quote (reflecting St Augustine and St Paul)

There is a C. S. Lewis quote from The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe that resembles a famous quote by St Augustine. Here is St. Augustine: The very thing which is now called the Christian ...