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The Screwtape Letters: Letters from a Senior to a Junior Devil - C.S. Lewis
The Screwtape Letters: Letters from a Senior to a Junior Devil
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On its first appearance, The Screwtape Letters was immediately recognized as a milestone in the history of popular theology. Now, in it's 70th Anniversary Year, and having sold over half a million copies, it is an iconic classic on spiritual warfare and the power of the devil. This profound and... show more
On its first appearance, The Screwtape Letters was immediately recognized as a milestone in the history of popular theology. Now, in it's 70th Anniversary Year, and having sold over half a million copies, it is an iconic classic on spiritual warfare and the power of the devil. This profound and striking narrative takes the form of a series of letters from Screwtape, a devil high in the Infernal Civil Service, to his nephew Wormwood, a junior colleague engaged in his first mission on earth trying to secure the damnation of a young man who has just become a Christian. Although the young man initially looks to be a willing victim, he changes his ways and is 'lost' to the young devil. Dedicated to Lewis's friend and colleague J.R.R. Tolkien, The Screwtape Letters is a timeless classic on spiritual warfare and the invisible realities which are part of our religious experience.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780007461240 (0007461240)
Publisher: Collins Publishers
Pages no: 209
Edition language: English
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1.0 The Screwtape Letters - C.S. Lewis
'When the humans disbelieve in our existence we lose all the pleasing results of direct terrorism and we make no magicians. On the other hand, when they believe in us, we cannot make them materialists and sceptics. At least, not yet.' Three chapters in and I had no idea what was going on. It got t...
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5.0 The Screwtape Letters
This is an interesting book that really makes you think. I would be listening to it on audiobook when I should've been doing my homework, and I could practically hear Screwtape saying; "While it's best to keep her from doing anything spiritual, if she reads a spiritual book while she should be atten...
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4.0 A Christian Writer's Appeal To An Atheist (in five minutes or less)
On a boiling day in the late summer of 2009, I tried to say awake as my grandmother sang along to religious hymns I didn't understand nor care about. I didn't believe a word I was hearing, and I wanted to get my ass off the pews and go home. That was, and is, the only time I have ever set foot i...
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1.0 The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis
This book was not for me. I found it very difficult to get through the dry writing. The "story" was dull from beginning to end. And if I wasn't bored whilst reading, I was shaking my head in disagreement. It's a shame, too, because I thought the premise of this book was fascinating. I wanted to read...
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2.5 Uncle Screwtape Has Affection For Your Soul... Not Exactly
C.S. Lewis said he felt nearly smothered by this book as he was writing it and that it might smother the reader as well. I felt bogged down and smothered reading it. It is a heavy dose of theology, well-written, and well-told. But in keeping my review simple, I admit that I felt "creeped out" dur...
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