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"Keys to Growth" in Print

My newest book, Keys to Growth: Meditations on the Acts of the Apostles, is now in print. It's my largest book yet, at 300 pages. But the price is still good at $14.99. To read more about it and order a signed copy click here: Keys to Growth.

C. S. Lewis on Homosexuality

Arthur Greeves
In light of recent developments in the United States on the issue of gay marriage, I thought it would be interesting to revisit what C. S. Lewis thought about homosexuality. Lewis, who died in 1963, never wrote about same-sex marriage, but he did write, occasionally, about the topic of homosexuality in general. In the following I am quoting from my book, Mere Theology: A Guide to the Thought of C. S. Lewis. For detailed references and footnotes, you may obtain a copy from Amazon, your local library, or by clicking on the book cover at the right....
In Surprised by Joy, Lewis claimed that homosexuality was a vice to which he was never tempted and that he found opaque to the imagination. For this reason he refused to say anything too strongly against the pederasty that he encountered at Malvern College, where he attended school from the age of fifteen to sixteen. Lewis did not rate pederasty as the greatest evil of the school because he felt the cruelty displayed at Malver…

C. S. Lewis' Appealing Christianity

I have a new post over at the Harper One C. S. Lewis Blog. Check it out here: C. S. Lewis' Appealing Christianity.

The Seeing Eye

I was interviewed recently about C. S. Lewis' essay, "The Seeing Eye". You can listen to that interview here: The Seeing Eye