The Beloved Works of C.S. Lewis: Surprised By Joy, Reflections on the Pslams, The Four Loves, The Business of Heaven (The Inspirational Christian Library)

The Beloved Works of C.S. Lewis: Surprised By Joy, Reflections on the Pslams, The Four Loves, The Business of Heaven (The Inspirational Christian Library)

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C.S. Lewis, one of the world's most celebrated authors, writes candidly, clearly and from the heart about the deepest human concerns of faith, joy and love in this outstanding collection of four of his best loved works. Lewis' autobiographical conversion story, Surprised by Joy, tells the true tale of a modern man who loses his faith and eventually reasons his

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C.S. Lewis, one of the world's most celebrated authors, writes candidly, clearly and from the heart about the deepest human concerns of faith, joy and love in this outstanding collection of four of his best loved works. Lewis' autobiographical conversion story, Surprised by Joy, tells the true tale of a modern man who loses his faith and eventually reasons his way back to an acceptance of Christianity. Not choosing God as a last alternative or as a way out of an emotional crisis, his thoughtful path to the ultimate answer serves as an honest and inspiring story for his readers. In Reflections on the Psalms, C.S. Lewis brings wisdom, sophistication and reverence to his discussion of this popular book of the Bible, exploring the relevance of the Psalms to contemporary life. He next turns to a description of the many faces of love in The Four Loves. There are four basic kinds of human love: affection, friendship, erotic love, and the love of God, and each has certain possibilities and problems. Yet, Lewis recommends the risks that accompany the rewards, since "hell is the only place outside of heaven where we can be safe from the dangers of love." Finally, meditations appropriate for every day of the Christian year are found in The Business of Heaven. Taken from a wide range of Lewis' writings, they are designed to make the cycle of the church year a timeless and refreshingly new spiritual experience. As Lewis once wrote, "Joy is theserious business of heaven," and that spiritual joy, faith and love are celebrated in the writings contained in this special collection.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780884864196
Publisher:
Inspirational Press
Publication date:
03/15/2008
Pages:
523
Sales rank:
14,677
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.80(d)

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The Beloved Works of C.S. Lewis 4.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great for deep theological thoughts.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I never tire of reading CS Lewis. One of my favorite authors!
MiaMeli More than 1 year ago
I love Cs Lewis Narnia and when a teacher recommend this series, I was like I have to check this book out. I bought it and i have love it since. i can't wait to read this.
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CALLIEBO More than 1 year ago
Started reading and couldn't put it down. C.S. is a wonderful, inspirational read.
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Brianna_Moseley More than 1 year ago
This book is not for just any C. S. Lewis fan. I do not recommend it for young people unless you are interested in philosophy, religion, or religious inspiration. Through Lewis' selected pieces one can learn more about themselves spiritually .