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C. S. Lewis' thoughts on the nature of Biblical inspiration, the role of revelation and the question of inerrancy.
Paperback, 124 pages
Published April 1st 1989 by Abingdon Press (first published 1979)
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Colin
For some of my friends, "C.S. Lewis on Scripture" might be like "Irrelevance on Irrelevance." I think there are some good reasons to second-guess that initial reaction. Michael J. Christensen looks at how Lewis' deep and wide knowledge of literature, poetics, mythology, and philosophy informed his view of Scripture. So in addition to Lewis' Christianity, Christensen spends equal time on his approach to literary criticism, philosophy, and his profound appreciation for myth. More specifically, Chr ...more
Joel Griffis
Lewis's theology is a beautiful green pasture. This book rubs your nose in some of the cow pies. But I suppose it's a fair treatment on the whole.
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Well, never thought I could disagree so profoundly with the great C.S. Lewis, but that is the reality. I learned much from this book.
Jonathan Lampley
I'm not sure how much is true and how much is not, but regardless it was a good read. I would recommend it.
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Michael J. Christensen, Ph.D.
Michael J. Christensen (M.A., Yale, Ph.D., Drew), is Associate Professor in the Practice of Spirituality and Director of the Shalom Initiative for Prophetic Leadership and Community Development at Drew University. He also is Senior Pastor of Epworth Berkeley United Methodist Church and Founder of WorldHope Corps, Inc.

He was “graduated with distinction” from Point Loma
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