From the July/August, 2000 issue of Touchstone
C. S. Lewis The Myth That Saves by W. E. Knickerbocker, Jr.

The Myth That Saves

C. S. Lewis & the Doctrine of Theosis

by W. E. Knickerbocker, Jr.

In speaking with others about the Christian faith, issues of moral theology often come up. Quite predictably, especially on a university campus, the conversation will turn into disagreement over issues of morality such as abortion, sexuality, hedonism, discrimination, greed, consumerism, or religious nationalism.

But behind the disagreements about moral theology lie disagreements about soteriology and dogmatic theology, and behind these disagreements, at the deepest level, there is a fundamental clash of two incompatible mythologies. In this clash, the criticisms leveled against traditional Christ . . .


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