“the world's last night” (portions) by c s lewis (1898—1963) the doctrine of the second coming is deeply uncongenial to the whole evolutionary or developmental character of modern thought we have been taught to think of the world as something that grows slowly towards perfection, something that “ progresses” or. I was pleasantly surprised this week to discover that c s lewis actually wrote about that topic in an essay entitled religion and rocketry that essay is included in a book called the world's last night: and other essays lewis possessed a keen mind, and he produced works across the spectrum of. Heinemann, 1919 (full-text also e-audiobook this lewis's first book, published under pseudonym clive hamilton) mere christianity 1955 (full-text also copy and e-audiobook download) the world's last night, and other essays harcourt, brace and co, 1960 (full-text) studies in words 2nd ed cambridge univ, 1967. The world's last night and other essays (1960) letters to malcolm: chiefly on prayer (1964) posthumous colections christian reflections (1967), ed by walter hooper god in the dock: essays on theology and ethics (1970)] ed by walter hooper fern-seed and elephants and other essays on christianity (1975 ), ed by. Paperback by liz demeter: white author on gold field over white title in blue field over picture of two angels isbn: 0-15-602771-2 113 pages printing history: 4 for $1300 setting 1 the world's last night and other essays is a collection of essays by c s lewis published in the united states in 1960 two settings of the. “the world's last night” is the final piece in the volume the world's last night and other essays the title comes from the first line of john donne's “holy sonnet xiii”: “what if this present were the world's last night” here lewis addresses the topic of the second coming the return of christ is an integral.
Francis spufford's true stories and other essays: an eloquent defence of god the god delusion francis spufford's first novel the golden hill, set in 18th- century new york, was awarded the costa first novel prize last year spufford a unique mind: excellent company by the fireside on a winter's night. The world's last night and other essays (us, 1960): this is a volume that lewis himself put together with his publisher but has been reprinted in a couple of series these essays are within the apologetics and popular philosophy category (like god in the dock part 1) studies in medieval and renaissance. The world's last night has 1100 ratings and 109 reviews ted said: the efficacy of prayerthis was actually the essay that most caught my interest and m. The world's last night is actually just an essay lewis wrote, late in his life, 1960 it was published in a book of the same title along with other essays on various topics some consider this essay to be his best i had never read it before until a few weeks ago i found it be very compelling and surprisingly.
Today's show covers the book “the world's last night and other essays” i is a very interesting “read” in itself and provides us a good background for covering the last battle, the finals book in the chronicles of narnia at the start of the show we mentioned three good websites for c s lewis information. The paperback of the the world's last night: and other essays by c s lewis at barnes & noble free shipping on $25 or more. In his essay “religion and rocketry”—originally published in 1958 as “will we lose god in outer space”—cs lewis raises the question of alien life in  cs lewis, “religion and rocketry,” in the world's last night and other essays (new york: harcourt, inc, 1987), 84  ibid, 85  ibid, 88.
17 quotes from the world's last night: and other essays: 'in gethsemane the holiest of all petitioners prayed three times that a certain cup might pass f. First, lewis published an essay titled, “religion and rockets” that can be found in a lesser known book, the world's last night: and other essays lewis' faithful fans may be surprised to find that the author seems quite open to the possibility of discovering extraterrestrial life, something he believed begged. In these spirited essays, c s 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 blending irony, humor, and. Buy fern seed and elephants and other essays on christianity first edition by c s lewis, walter hooper (isbn: 9780006240686) from amazon's book store forgiveness and excusing, the individual 'member' of the christian body, 'the world's last night', and the implications of there being life on other planets.
The worlds last night and other essays by c s lewis universal digital library world library - ebooks. Essay collections present concerns (1986) rehabilitations and other essays ( 1939) transposition and other addresses (1949) [the weight of glory in america] the world's last night and other essays (1960) they asked for a paper papers and addresses (1962) of other worlds: essays and stories (1966) # see also.