From the May/June, 2014 issue of Touchstone
C. S. Lewis apologetics The Gospel Truth of Jesus by Tom Gilson

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The Gospel Truth Of Jesus

What Happens to Apologetics If We Add "Legend" to the Trilemma "Liar, Lunatic, or Lord"?

He did not leave us that option: he did not intend to." Thus C. S. Lewis closes out his famous "Trilemma" argument on the impossibility of Jesus being a great moral teacher and nothing more. The argument is beautiful in its simplicity: it calls for no deep familiarity with New Testament theology or history, only knowledge of the Gospels themselves, and some understanding of human nature. A man claiming to be God . . .


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