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Seeing Eye and Other Selected Essays from Christian Reflections

3.77 of 5 stars 3.77  ·  rating details  ·  65 ratings  ·  8 reviews
C.S. Lewis presents an eloquent and colorful defense of Christianity for both devotees and critics . . . in a collection of essays composed over the last twenty years of his life.
* On Christianity and culture
* On religion -- is it reality or substitute?
* On ethics
* On the Psalms
* On the language of religion
* On petitionary prayer
* And more!
"An excellent introduction to the
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Paperback, 256 pages
Published February 12th 1986 by Ballantine Books
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Mary Catelli
A collection of essays and addresses, mostly occasional.

They range from an address to seminarians on theology to an article on what space travel meant to religion. Several on language and literature in relationship with Christianity. The modern age, futility, the Psalms, and much more.
Kathryne
Jul 30, 2008 Kathryne rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Anyone
An excellent book of essays written by C.S. Lewis. Such subjects as Christianity and Literature; Chritianity and Culture; On Ethics; The Poison of Subjectivism; De Futilitate; The Seeing Eye; and so on. Lewis, whether he owned this label or not, was an existentialist of the greatest proportions. It would be wondrous to see him and Keirkegaard sit and have a conversation in heaven.
RE de Leon
Jan 06, 2011 RE de Leon marked it as alternate-edition-copy
Lower-cost anthology containing selected essays from a more extensive anthology, "Christian Reflections"
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AWSOME like all of C S Lewis' books!
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CLIVE STAPLES LEWIS (1898–1963) was one of the intellectual giants of the twentieth century and arguably one of the most influential writers of his day. He was a Fellow and Tutor in English Literature at Oxford University until 1954. He was unanimously elected to the Chair of Medieval and Renaissance Literature at Cambridge University, a position he held until his retirement. He wrote more than th ...more
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