The Screwtape Letters

Letters from a Senior to a Junior Devil

Author: C. S. Lewis

Publisher: Collins

ISBN: 9780007461240

Category: Christian ethics

Page: 224

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A series of letters from Screwtape, a worldly-wise old devil, advising his nephew Wormwood, an apprentice devil, on how to corrupt a human soul to Hell.

The Screwtape Letters Study Guide

A Bible Study on the C.S. Lewis Book The Screwtape Letters

Author: Alan Vermilye

Publisher: Brown Chair Books

ISBN: 0997841737

Category: Religion

Page: 130

View: 1887

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The most trusted study guide to learning The Screwtape Letters! Reading The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis can be a little difficult and confusing at times. Not so with The Screwtape Letters Study Guide! This comprehensive Bible study workbook breaks down each of the thirty one letters into easy-to-understand segments helping you understand and be able to confidently share with others. The Screwtape Letters is a brilliant and satirical look at spiritual warfare and the dynamics of temptation. Screwtape, a senior demon in the bureaucracy of Hell, writes letters to his incompetent nephew Wormwood, a junior devil. The younger demon’s assignment is to corrupt a young man living in London during the tumultuous days of World War II. Using Scripture references, discussion questions, and related commentary, The Screwtape Letters Study Guide examines each letter through a Christian lens of morality, temptation, and good and evil. This complete Bible study experience is perfect for book clubs, church groups, and independent study. Detailed character sketches and an easy-to-read book summary provide deep insights into each character and letter of the book. To help with those more difficult discussion questions, a complete Answer Guide and Scripture Reference Guide is available for free online. The Screwtape Letters Study Guide includes: · Twelve sessions of study with multi-week options included · Comprehensive Bible study workbook with studies for each week · Complete character sketches and summaries to go deeper · Bible study questions that are ideal for group discussion · Answer Guide for all questions and Scripture Reference Guide available for free online · Perfect for book clubs, small groups, or individual Bible study · Available in print or e-book formats Explore every shocking and amusing detail of this iconic classic to better understand Christianity and the foolish war raging against it. There’s no better tool for making that happen than with The Screwtape Letters Study Guide! Endorsement Vermilye walks the reader through each Screwtape letter and wisely asks questions to bring out turns and twists in the thoughts and emotions that we each experience and that Lewis wanted us to recognize. Steven Urban PhD, Author of Mere Christianity Study Guide

As One Devil to Another

A Fiendish Correspondence in the Tradition of C. S. Lewis' The Screwtape Letters

Author: Richard Platt

Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.

ISBN: 9781414374451

Category: Fiction

Page: 208

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As One Devil to Another is an astonishing debut work that C. S. Lewis’s biographer and foremost Lewis authority Walter Hooper calls “a stunning achievement, the finest example of the genre of diabolical correspondence to appear since this genre was popularized by C. S. Lewis.” Enter into this chilling and diabolical tale, one that reveals the very tricks and strategies of Hell. Through a series of letters between devils created by Platt, senior devil Slashreap trains his young protégé, Scardagger, to win an individual soul away from Heaven and into their clutches. As the devils plot their way to triumph, they reveal the spiritual dangers and risks we face in today’s society. Their frighteningly accurate perspective on issues such as contemporary technology and sexual mores is interwoven with timeless matters such as the power of prayer, the purpose of suffering, and the promises held out by Heaven . . . and Hell. Destined to become a modern classic, As One Devil to Another is a brilliantly written, deeply unsettling perspective on twenty-first-century society . . . a glimpse of ourselves through the eyes of those who have embraced their underworldly existence.

The Letters of John F. Kennedy

Author: John Fitzgerald Kennedy,Martin W. Sandler

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1408830450

Category: United States

Page: 371

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Published for the fiftieth anniversary year of the assassination of JFK in Dallas in November 1963, these letters, many published for the first time, present both the politician and the man.

The Michaelian Correspondence

Author: Lucille Turfrey

Publisher: Xulon Press

ISBN: 1594673918

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

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The "author" of "The Michaelian Correspondence" is the archangel Michael, whose unique perspective offers some trans-dimensional insights into "angelic" ministry.

Christian Spirituality

Author: George Lane

Publisher: Loyola Press

ISBN: 0829431519

Category: Religion

Page: 84

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This brief but multifaceted study looks to the sources of the Christian spiritual tradition in order to establish a firm ground for a vital contemporary Christian spirituality. Quoting the great Jesuit scientist and mystic Teilhard de Chardin, "Everything is the sum of the past; nothing is comprehensible except through its history," author George Lane, SJ, examines the masters of Christian spirituality in their historical contexts. Fr. Lane shows why the hermits of the East, the monks of the West, Origen, Jerome, Augustine, Francis, and many others were so influential in their times and what they can teach us today about Christian spirituality.

One Hundred Readings for Assembly

Author: David Self

Publisher: Heinemann

ISBN: 9780435800413

Category: Religious education

Page: 301

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With daily collective worship now compulsory in schools, this book is a source of short readings for today's assemblies. Many of the readings are in the form of anecdotes or thoughts for the day with either a moral or an obvious discussion point. To help in assembly planning, each passage comes with a succinct introduction outlining its purpose.

Jesus Our Redeemer

A Christian Approach to Salvation

Author: Gerald O'Collins

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191647462

Category: Religion

Page: 292

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Jesus Our Redeemer examines what it means when Christians call Jesus their 'Redeemer' or 'Saviour'. It tackles such questions as: How can redemptive events in the past (Christ's life, death, and resurrection) bring about saving effects in the present? Why do human beings need redemption, both individually and collectively? What images of God are implied by the saving action of God and by human needs? Gerald O'Collins SJ draws on the scriptures, Christian hymns and texts for worship, literature, the visual arts, and other sources. He examines four major models of how redemption through Christ has been thought to work: theories of deliverance, penal substitution, sacrifice, and transforming love. He concludes by considering the outworking of salvation in the life of the Church, the situation of non-Christians, and the final consummation of human life and the created world at the end of time.

Devil's Ink

Blog from the Basement Office

Author: Jeffrey C. Pugh

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780800698140

Category: Religion

Page: 193

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"What if Satan kept a blog? Blogging is a new form of communication, after all, and evil has always been keen on using new means of propaganda to accomplish its purposes. Of course, evil is elusive difficult to discern and more difficult to define. Still, since ancient writers first put the Satan figure into the story of Job, or the serpent into the story of creation, evil has been the subject of much of our greatest literature, from fiction to philosophy. This vast output is testimony to the fact that the mystery of evil perplexes and puzzles us, creates daily struggles for us, and continually scars our existence. If we can imagine intentionality behind all the evil in the world not hard to do then the image of Satan blogging to his minions and to all interested parties about the contemporary ways and means of evil is not much of a stretch at all." -- Preface.

C S Lewis

A biography of friendship

Author: Colin Duriez

Publisher: Lion Books

ISBN: 0745957250

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 256

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Who was the real C S Lewis, behind the remarkable enigma? This sparkling new biography brings out the significance of the key friendships in his life, showing how these influenced his thoughts and writings. At home with ideas and in debate, he valued friendship above all, and not just with fellow intellectuals. Amongst his most important friendships were those with Arthur Greeves, Janie Moore, and the other members of the Inklings. All are considered in depth in this book. One of the most brilliant academics of his time, C S Lewis saw the world as story-shaped, and the imagination as the centre of who he was. This book brings out the story of his life.

Letters to a Young Doctor

Author: Richard Selzer

Publisher: HMH

ISBN: 0547541384

Category: Medical

Page: 208

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A timeless collection of advice, operating-room wisdom, and reflections on the practice of medicine, from the “best of the writing surgeons” (Chicago Tribune). “Richard Selzer does for medicine what Jacques Cousteau does for the sea,” raved The New York Times of this extraordinary collection. “He transports the reader to a world that most of us never see, a world that is vivid and powerful, often overwhelming, occasionally fantastic.” In this collection of highly candid, insightful, and unexpectedly humorous essays, the erstwhile surgeon turned Yale School of Medicine professor addresses both the brutality and the beauty of a profession in which saving and losing lives is all in a day’s work. A number of these pieces take the form of letters offering counsel to aspiring physicians. Featuring wry and witty observations on matters of life and death, medical ethics, and the awesome responsibilities of being a surgeon, Letters to a Young Doctor should be required reading for all medical students—and anyone interested in the endless miracle that is the human body. "No one writes about the practice of medicine with Selzer's unique combination of mystery and wonder,” observed the Los Angeles Times, while The New York Times praised Selzer’s “marvelous insight and potent imagery” for making “his tales of surgery and medicine both works of art and splendid tools of instruction.”

15 Ways to Nourish Your Faith

Author: Susan Shannon Davies

Publisher: Paulist Press

ISBN: 1616431571

Category:

Page: N.A

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Acknowledging that different people need different paths to God, the author explores a wide range of ways in which the spiritual life can be enhanced and the soul nourished.

Readings for Meditation and Reflection

Author: C. S. Lewis

Publisher: Christian Large Print

ISBN: 9780802727350

Category: Religion

Page: 208

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A collection of essays, letters, and writings offers insights and raises questions on love, God, life, and death

The Screwtape Letters

Author: C. S. Lewis

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780891909897

Category: Fiction

Page: 167

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A classic satire on human weakness features Screwtape, an elderly devil, who writes a series of letters to Wormwood, his apprentice and nephew

Who's Who in Christianity

Author: Lavinia Cohn-Sherbok

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134778929

Category: Religion

Page: 384

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Who's Who in Christianity is an invaluable reference guide to the leading men and women who have influenced the course of Christian history, including the founding fathers, monarchs, popes, saints, philanthropists, heretics, theologians and missionaries. The book encompasses the Eastern and Western Churches, and the lives and opinions of personalities who have shaped the past twenty Christian centuries, from Jesus of Galilee to Pope John Paul II, Paul of Tarsus to Mother Teresa. Who's Who in Christianity provides: * an accessible and user-friendly A-Z layout * detailed bibliographical information on each prominent figure * a glossary of technical terms * a chronological table of the chief historical events * an invaluable guide for scholars, teachers, clergy, students and general readers.

40 Chances

Finding Hope in a Hungry World

Author: Howard G Buffett,Howard W. Buffett

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1451687877

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 443

View: 9805

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After his father challenged him to accomplish something great in the world, the son of legendary investor Warren Buffet set out to help nearly a billion individuals who lack basic food security through his passion of farming, in this inspirational story that is told through 40 stories of lessons learned.