Archives for July 22, 2008

Yancey: How C.S. Lewis shaped my faith and writing

Philip Yancey in CT:Lewis has taught me a style of approach that I try to follow in my own writings. To quote William James, "... in the metaphysical and religious sphere, articulate reasons are cogent for us only when our inarticulate feelings of reality have already been impressed in favor of the same conclusion." In other words, we rarely accept a logical argument unless it fits an intuitive sense of reality. The writer's challenge is to nurture that intuitive sense -- as Lewis had done … [Read more...]