CS Lewis Said What?!
April 15, 2012, 12:04 pm
Filed under: CS Lewis, Roman Catholicism

written by Christopher Macfarlane

It’s not uncommon to hear people quote CS Lewis. I think for many folks, he should be considered the Protestant pope if ever there should’ve been one. He’s written many books. I remember one of the books assigned to the 101 students in Bible college was Lewis’ Mere Christianity. As I became more interested in Lewis’ work, I did some more digging through his material. But I found that the deeper I went, the more shocked I became at some of the stuff Lewis has said. Here are some of his quotes on serious Biblical teachings so you can see for yourself. You might walk away from reading this asking the same question I eventually asked myself – “Why are we quoting CS Lewis?” Continue reading


CS Lewis and the Son of Odin
February 15, 2012, 12:46 pm
Filed under: Amyraldian, Arminianism, CS Lewis, Limited Atonement, Universal Atonement

written by David Bishop

“Child, if you will, it is mythology. It is but truth, not fact: an image, not the very real. But then it is My mythology.”
– C S Lewis, The Pilgrim’s Regress

C S Lewis held to the idea that there are two kinds of truth – visible truth, which can only be learned by gleaning it from cold, hard, black and white textbook facts; and invisible truth, or transcendent truth, which can only be learned by reading and hearing myth and legend. Adding to his error, Lewis placed the gospel – the truth of Christ dying on a cross to save His people – into the category of transcendent truth, so that in his view, the things which Christ stated about His death were things that we can only understand by filtering them through mythological stories like the tale of Odin’s death. Continue reading

John MacArthur, C S Lewis, and the Me-Centered Object of Lordship Salvation
February 10, 2012, 4:16 am
Filed under: CS Lewis, John Macarthur, Lordship Salvation

written by David Bishop

C S Lewis placed great value on his performance. So much so, that he was convinced that his performance would in the end serve to save him. In the final addition to his children’s series, The Chronicles of Narnia, Lewis presented his readers with an account of how and why Aslan (Lewis’ analogous version of Jesus) granted a servant of Tash (analogous version of the Devil) entry into Heaven. As Lewis relates the account, Aslan permitted the servant of Tash to enter as a reward for having performed a lifetime of service to Aslan. Continue reading