[E–pub New] (The Problem of Pain) AUTHOR C.S. Lewis

  • Paperback
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  • The Problem of Pain
  • C.S. Lewis
  • English
  • 21 July 2020
  • 9780006280934

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Summary The Problem of Pain The Problem of Pain Free read é PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free C.S. Lewis ¶ 2 Download For centuries people have been tormented by one uestion above all If God is good and all powerful why does he allow his creatures to suffer pain And what of the suffering of. Well it s not like I really disagree with CS Lewis s argument here I just think that the essential points are summed up rather succinctly in the first few minutes of Monty Python s Happy Valley sketchSTORYTELLER Once upon a time long long ago there lay in a valley far far away in the mountains the most contented kingdom the world has ever known It was called Happy Valley and it was ruled over by a wise old king called Otto And all his subjects flourished and were happy and there were no discontents or grumblers because wise King Otto had had them all put to death along with the trade union leaders many years before And all the happy folk of Happy Valley sang and danced all day long and anyone who was for any reason miserable or unhappy or who had any difficult personal problem was prosecuted under the Happiness ActPROSECUTOR Caspar Schlitz I put it to you that you were on February 5th this year very depressed with malice aforethought and did moan uietly contrary to the Cheerful Noises ActSCHLITZ I didCOUNSEL FOR THE DEFENCE May I explain m lud that the reason for my client s behaviour was that his wife had just died that morning All except the accused laugh uproariouslyJUDGE Members of the jury have you reached your verdictFOREMAN Guilty All laugh againJUDGE donning red nose and trying to stifle giggles I hereby sentence you to be hanged by the neck until you cheer up Yet hearty laughter

Summary The Problem of Pain

The Problem of Pain

Summary The Problem of Pain The Problem of Pain Free read é PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free C.S. Lewis ¶ 2 Download Compassion and insight C S Lewis offers answers to these crucial uestions and shares his hope and wisdom to help heal a world hungry for a true understanding of human nature. Apology for the existence of pain and suffering Lewis s comfortable easy style speaks to me in most all of his books This is no exceptionMemorable uotesLove in its own nature demands the perfecting of the beloved that the mere kindness which tolerates anything except suffering in its object is in that respect at the opposite pole from Love When we fall in love with a woman do we cease to care whether she is clean or dirty fair or foul Do we not rather then first begin to care Does any woman regard it as a sign of love in a man that he neither knows nor cares how she is looking Love may indeed love the beloved when her beauty is lost but not because it is lost Love may forgive all infirmities and love still in spite of them but Love cannot cease to will their removal Love is sensitive than hatred itself to every blemish in the beloved CS Lewis The Problem of PainEvery race that comes into being in any part of the universe is doomed for the universe they tell us is running down and will sometime be a uniform infinity of homogeneous matter at low temperature All stories will come to nothing all life will turn out in the end to have been a transitory and senseless contortion upon the idiotic face of infinite matter CS Lewis The Problem of Pain

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Summary The Problem of Pain The Problem of Pain Free read é PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free C.S. Lewis ¶ 2 Download Animals who neither deserve pain nor can be improved by itThe greatest Christian thinker of our time sets out to disentangle this knotty issue With his signature wealth of. It says something that after so many years C S Lewis is still one of the foremost Christian apologists of our time The Problem of Pain is a difficult uestion every religion has to deal with and one which has been especially difficult for Christianity Some religions have the luxury of explaining pain as something deserved a result of bad behavior from a previous life or perhaps pain and suffering are caused by a malevolent deity in opposition to a good and loving God Christianity has no such option If God were good he would wish to make His creatures perfectly happy and if God were almighty He would be able to do what He wished But the creatures are not happy Therefore God lacks either goodness or power or both Lewis presents a very readable and widely accessible solution to this problem covering the origins of human suffering incurred in the fall what divine omnipotence and goodness really mean and why they allow for the existence of pain in creation heaven and hell and a topic not often treated but important the existence of pain in animals who are in every sense innocent Particularly useful is Lewis distinction between kindness and love Lewis reminds us that real love a love that looks out for the best interests of the beloved sometimes reuires the inflicting of painful experience From the perspective of the one undergoing the experience this may not seem like love but any parent teacher or anyone tasked with the guidance of the young will understand that this sort of tough love is often necessary if one does not want a spoiled child to grow into a spoiled adult Six Degrees The Science of a Connected Age Open Market Edition every religion has to deal with and one which has been Peytons Ride Riding With The Hunt #1 especially difficult for Christianity Some religions have the luxury of Genesis Elemental Enmity #3 explaining pain as something deserved a result of bad behavior from a previous life or perhaps pain and suffering are caused by a malevolent deity in opposition to a good and loving God Christianity has no such option If God were good he would wish to make His creatures perfectly happy and if God were almighty He would be able to do what He wished But the creatures are not happy Therefore God lacks Rumo Die Wunder im Dunkeln either goodness or power or both Lewis presents a very readable and widely accessible solution to this problem covering the origins of human suffering incurred in the fall what divine omnipotence and goodness really mean and why they allow for the Dominion existence of pain in creation heaven and hell and a topic not often treated but important the برج الرومي أبواب الموت existence of pain in animals who are in Dear Leader Poet Spy Escapee A Look Inside North Korea every sense innocent Particularly useful is Lewis distinction between kindness and love Lewis reminds us that real love a love that looks out for the best interests of the beloved sometimes reuires the inflicting of painful The Rope Carrier experience From the perspective of the one undergoing the It's All in Your Head True Stories of Imaginary Illness experience this may not seem like love but any parent teacher or anyone tasked with the guidance of the young will understand that this sort of tough love is often necessary if one does not want a spoiled child to grow into a spoiled adult