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  •  A classic, thoughtful Christian apologist. (1+ / 0-)
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    And buds with Tolkien which is pretty cool.

    Arguing with idiots is like playing chess with a pigeon. As good as I am, the bird is going to shit on the board and strut around like it won anyway. –jbou (2013)

    by Simul Iustus et Peccator on Mon Aug 19, 2013 at 07:09:34 PM PDT

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    •  It was Tolkien who converted Lewis (0+ / 0-)

      from materialistic agnosticism to Christianity. But ironically his nose was then put out of joint because Lewis chose Anglicanism rather than Tolkien's own Catholicism to follow.

      So it goes. :-)

      If it's
      Not your body,
      Then it's
      Not your choice
      And it's
      None of your damn business!

      by TheOtherMaven on Tue Aug 20, 2013 at 07:10:02 AM PDT

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      •  Doctor of the Faith (0+ / 0-)
        It was Tolkien who converted Lewis from materialistic agnosticism to Christianity. But ironically his nose was then put out of joint because Lewis chose Anglicanism rather than Tolkien's own Catholicism to follow.
        Yes, most Anglican/Episcopal leaders I've spoken with on the subject consider C.S. Lewis to be a doctor of the faith, in the same way that Roman Catholics view Thomas Aquinas...

        People can foresee the future only when it coincides with their own wishes, and the most grossly obvious facts can be ignored when they are unwelcome. - George Orwell

        by paz3 on Tue Aug 20, 2013 at 02:53:57 PM PDT

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