The Grand Miracle has ratings and 16 reviews. Bob said: I love this. This book is a compilation of speeches, essays and short commentaries and, in my. A Christmas reading from C. S. Lewis, focusing on how the incarnation, death, and resurrection of Jesus are reflected in nature, and the choice we human. 12 Dec My favorite passage in all of C.S. Lewis’s writings is from his book Miracles. In in the chapter “The Grand Miracle” he compares the Incarnation.
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Pianoman rated it it was amazing Apr 08, Aug 02, Debbie rated it liked it. Just as every natural event exhibits the total character of the natural universe at a particular point and space of time; so every miracle exhibits the character of the Miracpe. This book was another excellent example of Lewis’ ability to make very clean, logical arguments in defense of a faith that he came to late in life and on his own.
Another one of the books I read in college while taking a class on C. Lewis was married to poet Joy Davidman. Mirace to Read Currently Reading Read. The Grand Miracle is a collection of Lewis’ speeches, radio interviews, and other short responses to theological questions.
The Grand Miracle by C.S. Lewis
Mar 01, Ruth rated it it was amazing. He goes down to miralce up again and bring the whole ruined world up with Him.
Dakota Fabro rated it really liked it Sep 05, There is more than one author in the Goodreads database with this name. To go to the “Reflections” archives, please click here. There may be many admirable human things which Christianity shares with all other systems in the world, but there would be nothing specifically Christian.
Athanasius, Jesus and the Undoing of Adam — C. If you take that away there is nothing specifically Christian left. This book frustrated me. Lewis, God in the Dock. He continues to compare the incarnation with the cadence of nature, which is death and resurrection. Klaudio Marashi rated it really liked it Jun 18, Without the vicarious humanity of Christ, we are left to finish the work ourselves.
As always, surprising and interesting. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The incarnation is stunning because the incarnation is the truth of a God who stoops low to save humanity and to carry the whole ruined world up with Him. Tori rated it it was amazing Jan 06, But historically the incarnation was given far more weight then we tend to give it in western Christianity. This book is a compilation of speeches, essays and short commentaries and, in my opinion, this is where Lewis does his best work.
The incarnation is stunning because when Christ comes He comes to bring us home. Support Discipleship Come partner with us in the call to develop disciples for Christ! In an essay entitled, The Grand MiracleLewis gets to the heart of why the miracle of the incarnation and resurrection is essential to Christian faith. The Grand Miracle 4. Jan 06, RE de Leon marked it as alternate-edition-copy Shelves: I read it because I wanted to hear what C.
Torrance is a central truth to the whole Gospel. Baxter Kruger, Incarnation — T.
And if Christ has not been raised, our preaching is useless and so is your faith. More than a year reading bits and pieces of this treasure just because my eBook copy was crappy but great content nonetheless. Create new account Request new password. Lewis, we develop wholehearted disciples of Jesus Christ who will articulate, defend, share, and live their miraclee in personal and public life.
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Lewis this was also not the case. It helped me form some defense against those who argue that science has eliminated the possibility of a God, in the Christian sense. Lewis would have had the best blog on the internet if he was alive today, this collection of short essays will put that one to rest.
Feb 24, Jon rated it it was ok. I very much enjoy the “light touch” as the author himself describes his style Lewis employs to discuss some very deep truths indeed. Lower-cost anthology containing selected essays from a more extensive anthology, “God in the Dock”. Jake Akins rated it it was amazing Nov 04, One has the picture of a strong man stooping lower and lower to get Himself underneath some great complicated burden.
This doctrine of a universal redemption spreading outwards from the redemption of man, mythological as it will seem to modern minds, is in reality far more philosophical than any theory which holds that God, having once entered Nature, should leave her, and leave her substantially unchanged, or that the glorification of one creature could be realized without the glorification of the whole system. 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.
You could have a great prophet preaching his dogmas without bringing in any miracles; they are only in the nature of a digression, or illuminated capitals.
Without it, there is no salvation, nor is there any hope for humanity. After reading “What Christmas miracld to me,” I could not stop reading. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. For example, the early church fathers seemed to think that the incarnation lewid just as stunning of an announcement as the death and resurrection of Christ. Feb 21, Ben Cook rated it liked it. Andreas rated it did not like it Sep 06,