The Screwtape Letters

Author: C. S. Lewis

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0061949043

Category: Religion

Page: 224

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The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis is a classic masterpiece of religious satire that entertains readers with its sly and ironic portrayal of human life and foibles from the vantage point of Screwtape, a highly placed assistant to "Our Father Below." At once wildly comic, deadly serious, and strikingly original, C.S. Lewis's The Screwtape Letters is the most engaging account of temptation—and triumph over it—ever written.
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THE SCREWTAPE LETTERS & SCREWTAPE PROPOSES A TOAST (Unabridged)

Author: C. S. Lewis

Publisher: Musaicum Books

ISBN: 8075830113

Category: Fiction

Page: 137

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The Screwtape Letters is a Christian apologetic novel. It is written in a satirical, epistolary style and while it is fictional in format, the plot and characters are used to address Christian theological issues, primarily those to do with temptation and resistance to it. The story takes the form of a series of letters from a senior Demon Screwtape to his nephew Wormwood, a Junior Tempter. The uncle's mentorship pertains to the nephew's responsibility for securing the damnation of a British man known only as "the Patient". In The Screwtape Letters, C. S. Lewis provides a series of lessons in the importance of taking a deliberate role in Christian faith by portraying a typical human life, with all its temptations and failings, seen from devils' viewpoints. Lewis wrote the sequel Screwtape Proposes a Toast - a critique of certain trends in British public education (Although Britain calls its major private schools "public schools", Lewis is referring to state schools when he criticizes "public education"). Clive Staples Lewis (1898-1963) was a British novelist, poet, academic, medievalist, lay theologian and Christian apologist. He is best known for his fictional work, especially The Screwtape Letters, The Chronicles of Narnia, and The Space Trilogy, and for his non-fiction Christian apologetics, such as Mere Christianity, Miracles, and The Problem of Pain.
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The Screwtape Letters: Annotated Edition

Author: C. S. Lewis

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062299085

Category: Religion

Page: 272

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On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of C. S. Lewis’s death, a special annotated edition of his Christian classic, The Screwtape Letters, with notes and excerpts from his other works that help illuminate this diabolical masterpiece. Since its publication in 1942, The Screwtape Letters has sold millions of copies worldwide and is recognized as a milestone in the history of popular theology. A masterpiece of satire, it offers a sly and ironic portrayal of human life and foibles from the vantage point of Screwtape, a highly placed assistant to “Our Father Below.” At once wildly comic, deadly serious, and strikingly original, The Screwtape Letters comprises the correspondence of the worldly-wise devil Screwtape and his nephew Wormwood, a novice demon in charge of securing the damnation of an ordinary young man. For the first time, The Screwtape Letters will be presented in full-text accompanied by helpful annotations in a striking two-color format. These annotations will give fans a deeper, more nuanced understanding of the popular book, providing background information, explanations of terms, historical significance, and excerpts from Lewis’s other works that more fully explain the ideas in this volume. For both expert Lewis fans and casual readers, The Screwtape Letters: Annotated Edition will be a beautiful and insightful guide to a beloved classic.
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The Screwtape Letters Study Guide

A Bible Study on the C.S. Lewis Book The Screwtape Letters

Author: Alan Vermilye

Publisher: Brown Chair Books

ISBN: 0997841737

Category: Religion

Page: 130

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The most trusted study guide to learning The Screwtape Letters! Reading The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis can be a little difficult and confusing at times. Not so with The Screwtape Letters Study Guide! This comprehensive Bible study workbook breaks down each of the thirty one letters into easy-to-understand segments helping you understand and be able to confidently share with others. The Screwtape Letters is a brilliant and satirical look at spiritual warfare and the dynamics of temptation. Screwtape, a senior demon in the bureaucracy of Hell, writes letters to his incompetent nephew Wormwood, a junior devil. The younger demon’s assignment is to corrupt a young man living in London during the tumultuous days of World War II. Using Scripture references, discussion questions, and related commentary, The Screwtape Letters Study Guide examines each letter through a Christian lens of morality, temptation, and good and evil. This complete Bible study experience is perfect for book clubs, church groups, and independent study. Detailed character sketches and an easy-to-read book summary provide deep insights into each character and letter of the book. To help with those more difficult discussion questions, a complete Answer Guide and Scripture Reference Guide is available for free online. The Screwtape Letters Study Guide includes: · Twelve sessions of study with multi-week options included · Comprehensive Bible study workbook with studies for each week · Complete character sketches and summaries to go deeper · Bible study questions that are ideal for group discussion · Answer Guide for all questions and Scripture Reference Guide available for free online · Perfect for book clubs, small groups, or individual Bible study · Available in print or e-book formats Explore every shocking and amusing detail of this iconic classic to better understand Christianity and the foolish war raging against it. There’s no better tool for making that happen than with The Screwtape Letters Study Guide! Endorsement Vermilye walks the reader through each Screwtape letter and wisely asks questions to bring out turns and twists in the thoughts and emotions that we each experience and that Lewis wanted us to recognize. Steven Urban PhD, Author of Mere Christianity Study Guide
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The Screwtape Letters

With, Screwtape Proposes a Toast

Author: Clive Staples Lewis,Perfection Learning Corporation

Publisher: Perfection Learning

ISBN: 9780756983697

Category: Fiction

Page: 209

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Quicklet on C.S. Lewis' The Screwtape Letters

Chapter-By-Chapter Commentary & Summary

Author: Luke Trayser

Publisher: Hyperink Inc

ISBN: 1614643121

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 33

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The Screwtape Letters, a satirical novel that focuses on the religious struggle of one unnamed man, is one of the most influential works of C.S. Lewis. The story unfolds through the eyes of Screwtape, a highly placed under-secretary to Lucifer, affectionately known as 'Our Father Below'. Through a series of letters addressed his nephew, Wormwood, a young demon tasked only with securing the hellish eternity of the anonymous man, Screwtape bestows knowledge on how to capture a soul. Throughout his letters to Wormwood, we learn that the religious peaks and valleys of Wormwood's patient are set against the backdrop of wartime England. Originally published in book form in early 1942, World War II plays a big part in the novel. Screwtape himself does not pay much heed to war and advises his nephew to do the same, but the human patient faces seemingly endless German bombing raids and the uncomfortable daily reminder that he is mortal and can die at just about any moment. The war, in fact, ultimately plays a pivotal role in sealing the patient's eternity.
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The Screwtape Letters - Special Illustrated Edition

Author: C. S. Lewis

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0061708186

Category: Religion

Page: 256

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The Deluxe Illustrated Edition of a Timeless Classic First published in 1942, The Screwtape Letters has sold millions of copies world-wide and is recognized as a milestone in the history of popular theology. A masterpiece of satire, it entertains readers with its sly and ironic portrayal of human life and foibles from the vantage point of Screwtape, a highly placed assistant to "Our Father Below." At once wildly comic, deadly serious, and strikingly original, The Screwtape Letters is the most engaging account of temptation—and triumph over it—ever written. With beautiful color illustrations by the artist Papas throughout, this new edition also includes C. S. Lewis's own drawing of Screwtape, as well as a retrospective essay written twenty years after the original publication.
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The Screwtape Letters (Enhanced Special Illustrated Edition)

Author: C. S. Lewis

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062093592

Category: Religion

Page: 256

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This book is enhanced with content such as audio or video, resulting in a large file that may take longer to download than expected. The Deluxe Illustrated Edition of a Timeless Classic Now with this enhanced edition, readers can gain additional insight through video interviews, audio excerpts and letters from C. S. Lewis. First published in 1942, The Screwtape Letters has sold millions of copies world-wide and is recognized as a milestone in the history of popular theology. A masterpiece of satire, it entertains readers with its sly and ironic portrayal of human life and foibles from the vantage point of Screwtape, a highly placed assistant to “Our Father Below.” At once wildly comic, deadly serious, and strikingly original, The Screwtape Letters is the most engaging account of temptation—and triumph over it—ever written.
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Remembering C.S. Lewis

Recollections of Those who Knew Him

Author: James T. Como

Publisher: Ignatius Press

ISBN: 9781586171087

Category: Religion

Page: 509

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Twenty-two men and women who knew C.S. Lewis as a teacher, colleague, and friend offer their reminiscences and impressions of the complex man behind the critical and academic acclaim. (Motivation)
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Screwtape Proposes a Toast Study Guide

A Bible Study on the C.S. Lewis Essay Screwtape Proposes a Toast (The Screwtape Letters)

Author: Alan Vermilye

Publisher: Brown Chair Books

ISBN: 099784177X

Category: Religion

Page: 58

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The Perfect Follow-up to The Screwtape Letters! Only the imaginative mind of C.S. Lewis could create as short story about a demon offering the after-dinner speech at the graduation ceremony at the Tempters’ Training College for young demons. Nearly two decades after the release of The Screwtape Letters and to the delight of his fans, Lewis wrote a sequel that he never intended to create. In fact, he never imagined the original book would become a classic and that his readers would continue to enjoy it so many years later. Now almost 50 years later after the sequel’s release, Screwtape Proposes a Toast Study Guide digs deep into Lewis’ almost prophetic declaration of how the underworld seeks to corrupt education, democracy, social politics, and directly shift a cultural worldview. For those who have completed The Screwtape Letters Study Guide or The Screwtape Letters Study Guide for Teens, this study is the perfect follow up, but it can be done independent of the others. This flexible study can be used in one long setting or divided up over several sessions. Screwtape Proposes a Toast Study Guide includes: · Comprehensive Bible study workbook with flexible study sessions · Complete character sketches and summaries to go deeper · Bible study questions that are ideal for group discussion · Answer Guide for all questions and Scripture Reference Guide available for free online · Perfect for book clubs, small groups, or individual Bible study · Available in print or e-book formats Screwtape has a compelling yet subtle strategy for continuing to attack God’s people. Understand those strategies and learn to fight back with the Screwtape Proposes a Toast Study Guide.
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Literature and Theology

New Interdisciplinary Spaces

Author: Dr Heather Walton

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN: 1409481425

Category: Religion

Page: 232

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This book explores current trends in the interdisciplinary study of literature and theology - an area of academic activity that has developed dramatically in the past twenty years. The field of study originated from the impetus to embrace the richness of imaginative resources in theological reflection and was stimulated by the re-emergence of the sacred in contemporary theory. Since the mid '90s critical theory has undergone a number of significant transformations, theology has become a subject of public concern and the boundaries between sacred and cultural texts have become increasingly unstable. This book brings together the work of leading scholars in the field with that of emerging voices. Offering an important resource for the growing number of postgraduate courses exploring the relation between religion and culture in the contemporary context, this book delineates current trends in interdisciplinary debate as well as tracing emerging configurations.
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A Taste of the Classics

The Screwtape Letters, Paradise Lost, Confessions by Augustine & The Pursuit of God

Author: N.A

Publisher: InterVarsity Press

ISBN: 0830859543

Category: Religion

Page: 143

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In A Taste of the Classics Series, Kenneth Boa encapsulates and discusses the classic works that helped shape Western civilization: books like The Great Divorce by C.S. Lewis, The Knowledge of the Holy by A.W. Tozer and The Love of God by Bernard of Clairvaux, giving you a synthesis of the key things you will want to know: The life and times of the author The timeless contribution of the book Key quotations from the book that reveal the power of the book and illustrate its underlying worldview Brief insights after each of the key quotations Compelling applications for our lives
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A Taste of the Classics

The Screwtape Letters/ Paradise Lost/ Confessions by Augustine/ The Pursuit of God

Author: Ken Boa

Publisher: Biblica

ISBN: 193406811X

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 135

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In A Taste of the Classics Series, Dr. Kenneth Boa encapsulates and discusses the classic works that helped shape Western civilization: books like Augustine’s Confessions, Milton’s Paradise Lost and Dostoevsky’s The Brothers Karamazov, giving you a synthesis of the key things you will want to know: • The life and times of the author • The timeless contribution of the book • Key quotations from the book that reveal the power of the book and illustrate its underlying worldview • Brief insights after each of the key quotations • Compelling applications for our lives Volume two titles: The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis Paradise Lost by John Milton Confessions by Augustine The Pursuit of God by A.W. Tozer
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