C. S. Lewis, best known as the author of The Chronicles of Narnia, was also one of the most profound thinkers of twentieth century Christianity. Along with J. R. R. Tolkien, he has inspired millions of people, include all of the authors at Lantern Hollow Press. On Sundays we would like to take a moment to offer up a little Lewis for your consideration.
“Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil.”
—The Abolition of Man (Allegedly*)
To follow up on last week’s meditation on the more famous passage from The Abolition ofMan, this week we have a point of explanation–and while it is doubtful that Lewis actually said these words, they do sum up much of his thinking on the issue. As a result of the world’s “values-free” philosophy, “education” can more harm than…
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