What Does It Mean To Be A Christian?

 “What’s your religion?” said the firm, authoritative voice. The sergeant’s eyes remained fixed on his clipboard waiting for my response. The Army induction center didn’t seem like the place that I would be confronted with spiritual questions, but religious preference was a standard question asked of every inductee. It would be stamped on my dog tags, I suppose to guide funeral services if I were killed in combat. I hesitated briefly from answering… knowing that I had not attended church for several years. But I began to think… “I must…

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The Funeral of a Great Myth

In contrast to the popular fiction and apologetic writings of C.S. Lewis, a less familiar body of social commentary exists within the writer’s corpus. These writings give some of the clearest insight into the political, social, and philosophical environment in which Lewis lived and which influenced much of his work. In order fully to understand Lewis’ apologetic, even the latent apologetic contained within his fictional writings, one must understand the mindset and dominant worldview which it addressed. The worldview Lewis has in mind, an awkward synthesis of Enlightenment optimism, Industrial…

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