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    C.S. Lewis Book Club - The Screwtape Letters, The Great Divorce - CANCELLED

    Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at 4:00 PM until Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at 5:30 PMEastern Standard Time

    C.S. Lewis Book Club

    Book Reviews and Facilitated Discussion
    Wednesdays, 3/3, 3/10, 3/17, 3/24
    4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

    Dr. Katherine Wyma


    Join us as we discuss two of C. S. Lewis' books over four sessions; The Screwtape Letters, and the Great Divorce.

    The Screwtape Letters

    Written in the form of letters, The Screwtape Letters by C. S. Lewis is an amusing and insightful correspondence between a senior devil, Screwtape, and his obstreperous and incompetent nephew, Wormwood, a "young fiend." All of the letters are from Screwtape to Wormwood, and the subject of the correspondence is a human being, newly converted to Christianity, whom Screwtape refers to as "the patient." Throughout the correspondence, Screwtape tries to help Wormwood tempt the patient away from Heaven and into Hell. He encourages his nephew's successes, suggests various and devious ways to enter the man's thoughts and influence him, and berates Wormwood for his failures as the man begins attending church, goes through various ups and downs of faith, falls in love with a Christian girl, and is called to service in the War. All in all, the letters and "Screwtape Proposes a Toast," the last chapter of the book, are a witty and cautionary commentary on the state of the modern human soul.

    The Great Divorce

    C.S. Lewis’ The Great Divorce is a classic Christian allegorical tale about a bus ride from hell to heaven. An extraordinary meditation upon good and evil, grace and judgment, Lewis’s revolutionary idea in The Great Divorce is that the gates of Hell are locked from the inside. Using his extraordinary descriptive powers, Lewis’ The Great Divorce will change the way we think about good and evil.

    Books may be purchased through Amazon:
    Screwtape Letters
    The Great Divorce

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