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The world"s last night, and other essays.

C. S. Lewis

The world"s last night, and other essays.

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Published by Harcourt, Brace in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christianity

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR123 .L487
    The Physical Object
    Pagination113 p.
    Number of Pages113
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5793845M
    LC Control Number60005439
    OCLC/WorldCa2044538


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This book is a short collection of essays that circulate around the subject of christianity. These were well written and seem to be meant more for people who have more of a background in this faith. There were many times where he would make a reference and there was no background given, no further details what the reference was directed toward/5.

“We are not the playwright, we are not the producer, we are not even the audience. We are on the stage. To play well the scenes in which we are "on" concerns us much more than to guess about the scenes that follow it.” In these seven witty, lucid, and tough-minded essays, the famous, infamous Screwtape makes a special appearance, proposing a toast that brilliantly explores the many 4/5(6).

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Elitism and humility, pride and jealousy, the dangers of authoritarianism degrading the gains The worlds last night by democracy, and, of course, the "world's last night", among other issues/5(28). Nov 9, | On Letters and Essays P rovocative titles are meant to, well, provoke.

I have always considered C. Lewis’s little book of essays entitled The World’s Last Night (Harcourt) to be one difficult to forget. It takes its title from the last essay in the book, itself redolent of Christian apocalypse.

In these seven satirical yet poignant essays, C. Lewis tackles the temptation of evil. He challenges readers to decide how they would live on the world's last night and writes, "We are not the playwright, we are not the producer, we are not even the audience.

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The efficacy of prayer --On obstinacy in belief --Lilies that fester --Screwtape proposes a toast --Good work and good works --Religion and rocketry --The world's last night. Series Title: Harvest book.

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Lewis. In these spirited essays, Lewis challenges readers to consider how they would live on the world's last night, blending irony, humor, and paradox to 4/5(1).

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After hearing a presentation on the life and works of C. Lewis as part of a summer Sunday school curriculum, a handful of eager readers decided to form a C. Lewis book club in the fall of A dozen books and countless essays later, this inter-denominational group continues to meet at and enjoy the hospitality of Christ United Methodist Church in Chapel Hill, NC.

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In these spirited essays, C. Lewis—the great British writer, scholar, lay theologian, broadcaster, Christian apologist, and bestselling author of Mere Christianity, The Screwtape Letters, The Great Divorce, The Chronicles of Narnia, and many other beloved classics—discusses evil in the world.

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Marke in my heart, O Soule, where thou dost dwell, The picture of Christ crucified, and tell: Whether that countenance can thee affright, Teares in his eyes quench the amasing light, 5: Blood fills his frownes, which from his pierc'd head fell.

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The Ayme family of Tingo, Ecuador, was pictured with a haul of vegetables.The Unanswered Mysteries of the End of the World Throughout the book “The Last Night of the World” by Ray Bradbury, there are a lot of vague generalizations that are left unanswered. Ray Bradbury is known for his descriptive literature and vast amounts of emotion and mystery; most of which is never completely understood by the reader.The World's Last Night, from which the book derives its title, is a moving and urgent plea to live as if the present were the world's last night, — and finally, as if anticipating his readers' demand for an encore, a chapter entitled Screwtape Proposes a Toast.