Miracles

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Harper Collins, Jun 16, 2009 - Religion - 304 pages
32 Reviews

Do miracles really happen? Can we know if the supernatural world exists? "The central miracle asserted by Christians is the Incarnation. They say that God became Man. Every other miracle prepares the way for this, or results from this." In Miracles, C. S. Lewis takes this key idea and shows that a Christian must not only accept but rejoice in miracles as a testimony of the unique personal involvement of God in creation. Using his characteristic warmth, lucidity, and wit, Lewis challenges the rationalists and cynics who are mired in their lack of imagination and provides a poetic and joyous affirmation that miracles really do occur in everyday lives.

 

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User Review  - Tiffany Huffman - Goodreads

I would give this book four stars just because the content is difficult to get through, but the reason I still gave Miracles five stars is as follows: 1. This book completely changed my way of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Alan - Goodreads

As usual, Lewis articulates a brilliant response to the objection that miracles are not possible in this world. In my opinion, this isn't one of his better books but I thoroughly enjoyed it nonetheless. I'd highly recommend. Read full review

Contents

THE SCOPE OF THIS BOOK
THE NATURALIST AND THE SUPERNATURALIST
4
NATURE AND SUPERNATURE
36
ANSWERS TO MISGIVINGS
60
A CHAPTER NOT STRICTLY NECESSARY
98
THE PROPRIETY OF MIRACLES
150
ON PROBABILITY
158
EPILOGUE
266

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Clive Staples Lewis (1898-1963) was one of the intellectual giants of the twentieth century and arguably one of the most influential writers of his day. He was a Fellow and Tutor in English Literature at Oxford University until 1954, when he was unanimously elected to the Chair of Medieval and Renaissance Literature at Cambridge University, a position he held until his retirement. He wrote more than thirty books, allowing him to reach a vast audience, and his works continue to attract thousands of new readers every year. His most distinguished and popular accomplishments include Out of the Silent Planet, The Great Divorce, The Screwtape Letters, and the universally acknowledged classics The Chronicles of Narnia. To date, the Narnia books have sold over 100 million copies and have been transformed into three major motion pictures.

Clive Staples Lewis (1898-1963) fue uno de los intelectuales más importantes del siglo veinte y podría decirse que fue el escritor cristiano más influyente de su tiempo. Fue profesor particular de literatura inglesa y miembro de la junta de gobierno en la Universidad Oxford hasta 1954, cuando fue nombrado profesor de literatura medieval y renacentista en la Universidad Cambridge, cargo que desempeñó hasta que se jubiló. Sus contribuciones a la crítica literaria, literatura infantil, literatura fantástica y teología popular le trajeron fama y aclamación a nivel internacional. C. S. Lewis escribió más de treinta libros, lo cual le permitió alcanzar una enorme audiencia, y sus obras aún atraen a miles de nuevos lectores cada año. Sus más distinguidas y populares obras incluyen Las Crónicas de Narnia, Los Cuatro Amores, Cartas del Diablo a Su Sobrino y Mero Cristianismo.

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