The Surviving Audio of C.S. Lewis Talking About Prayer

C.S. Lewis audio file

During World War II, C.S. Lewis gave a series of radio addresses to the British nation.  His words inspired people who were tired of war, and the series was later published as a book titled "Mere Christianity."Unfortunately, most of the BBC reels were recycled; and Lewis' prophetic voice was almost lost to history.  One reel survived, however--a talk about prayer and evolution. … [Read more...]

C.S. Lewis on St. James and the Inherent Conflict in the Astonishing Promise of James 1:6

On July 25, Christians observe the Feast of St. James the Apostle.C.S. Lewis offered a reflection on the apparent contradiction in the Scriptures, as exemplified in James 1:6,  that you will get what you ask for, and yet also prepare yourself submissively in advance for a possible refusal.Be prepared to be frustrated:  He exposes the conundrum, but what he doesn't offer is a solution that you can take to the bank. The New Testament contains embarrassing promises that what we pray for w … [Read more...]


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