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Offline Volnutt

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One of my favorite books.
« on: August 04, 2011, 01:36:47 AM »
The Abolition of Man by CS Lewis! I'm so glad Father Thomas Hopko recommends it and did this new podcast on it. http://ancientfaith.com/podcasts/hopko/the_abolition_of_man

It's a really powerful little book!

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Re: One of my favorite books.
« Reply #1 on: August 04, 2011, 03:38:15 PM »
I haven't read that yet. Maybe I'll look for it.   :)

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Re: One of my favorite books.
« Reply #2 on: August 04, 2011, 03:46:29 PM »
C.S. Lewis, "Our Father Almost Among the Saints." ;D

I love his writing, and Abolition of Man is a great work.
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Re: One of my favorite books.
« Reply #3 on: August 04, 2011, 03:53:54 PM »
A wonderful book and prophetic of course. For those who haven't read it, it's not really a Christian apologetics book. It's basically about the needs of a universal truth and values, and Lewis symbolizes this by using the Tao. It's a short read but it is pretty dense.
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Re: One of my favorite books.
« Reply #4 on: August 04, 2011, 09:36:30 PM »
I haven't read that yet. Maybe I'll look for it.   :)
It's pretty inexpensive.