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    The Screwtape Letters are a fictional series of letters compiled into a book and written by the highly acclaimed apologist and author, C.S. Lewis. The Letters discuss topics such as salvation, the Christian lifestyle, depression, love, and many other subjects that are pivotal to the way we live, think, and interact with others and the world around us. Nearly the entire book’s perspective is given to us by Screwtape, a senior demon who corresponds with his nephew, Wormwood, to mentor him on the damning

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    The Screwtape letters, was written by C.S.Lewis. In this paper, I will be examining the good versus the evil. In The Screwtape Letters Lewis is trying to talk somebody into doing something wrong or think something that is not true, when it is. Martin Luther King Jr. once said “Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” If light is shown in the world more darkness would not be so abundant, if one loved more so much hate would go

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    In C.S. Lewis’ The Screwtape Letters is about about two demons: Screwtape and Wormwood, who are guiding a human being referred as “the patient”. Lewis presents to the audience in his work numerous practical theological insights regarding the fight against the passions and the development of the virtues. In letters eight and nine both mainly discuss about the Law of Undulation. In the eighth letter. it discusses about what is the Law of Undulation itself and how God makes us serve this law. In the

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    Clive Staples Lewis, author of The Screwtape Letters, was a famous novelist throughout the 20th century, and a prominent Oxford professor. He grew up hating God as an atheist writing works like “De Profundis” in which he curses God. Lewis fought in the first world war as a second lieutenant, and was pulled out for a million dollar wound. J.R.R. Tolkien and he were very good friends, Tolkien playing an important part of Lewis' conversion in 1931. From this he developed a firm faith which greatly changed

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    Democrats,) and good versus evil-all opposing facets of their respective fields that switch off control in a never-ending dance of push and pull. We witness one of these never-ending dances first hand in C.S. Lewis' novel, The Screwtape Letters, as a high-ranked demon named Screwtape advises his naïve and inexperienced nephew on the best methods to use in corrupting his assigned ?Patient? and preventing the ?Enemy? from gaining the ?Patient? for himself. But though it may come from the evil perspective

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    For my Lenten spiritual reading, I chose to read The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis. This book is about a junior demon, named Wormwood, who is learning how to tempt his “patient” and capture his soul, and is mentored by his uncle, a senior demon named Screwtape. Throughout the novel, Screwtape instructs his nephew how to exploit vices and how to how to twist his values so he will stray from god and into damnation. I initially chose this book because I liked the author, and because I’ve been told

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    Reader’s Journal Title: Journal entry for C.S.Lewis’ “The Screwtape Letters” 1. Significance of the title: The title tells the reader that the book is a collection of letters from Screwtape to his nephew Wormwood. 2. Genre: Historical Fiction 3. Date of original publication: 1942 4. Author: C. S. Lewis 5. Setting The story develops through a collection of letters from an uncle to his nephew during the Second World War. The letters are set in England. 6. Importance of this setting: The

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    The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis is a book of thirty –one letters in which a retired, senior demon named Screwtape coaches his newly educated nephew, Wormwood. Wormwood is quite troubled when it comes to tempting his “patient.” Nevertheless, he need not fear because faithful uncle Screwtape has offered his services. A unique character featured in the letters is, “The Enemy.” This character refers to God, the natural enemy of Satan. Of course Satan is referred to as “Our Lord.” In the letters, and

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    Temptation is what moves a person to sin. In The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis, a senior demon, Screwtape, is writing letters to a junior demon, Wormwood, telling Wormwood how to tempt a Christian person. Screwtape writes Wormwood about Wormwood’s patient. Screwtape is teaching, in these series of letters, how to tempt a Christian to cause the Christian to sin so the Christian would go to Hell. It is shown in The Screwtape Letters that when a person faces temptation in life, the action the person

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    The Screwtape Letters Screwtape is an older demon who is trying to turn his nephew, Wormwood, away from the Enemy and to the father. In The Screwtape Letters, the enemy is God and the Father is Satan. C.S Lewis does this to draw attention to the story. A book coming from a devils point of view is much more interesting than a book coming from an angel’s point of view (Dr.Chisholm). The point of this essay is to compare my beliefs to Screwtape’s and see how they are similar. Some background knowledge

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