In this five-part series, David Williams responds to the book The Magician’s Twin: C.S. Lewis on Science, Scientism, and Society by John West and the Discovery Institute, showing that C.S. Lewis was a very complicated thinker whose views are hard to line up exactly with any camp in the current debates over the compatibility of Christian faith and evolutionary science.
  • Surprised by Jack, Part 2: Reflecting on the Scriptures

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    Surprised by Jack, Part 2: Reflecting on the Scriptures | David Williams

    For Lewis, “myth” hardly means false. Lewis had no trouble calling Genesis mythological, not because he had a low view of Genesis, but because he had a high view of m... Read More >

    Going Deeper PART 2 of 4
  • Surprised by Jack, Part 3: Mere Depravity

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    Surprised by Jack, Part 3: Mere Depravity | David Williams

    “Man is now a horror to God and to himself and a creature ill-adapted to the universe not because God made him so...”—C.S. Lewis Read More >

    Going Deeper PART 3 of 4
  • Surprised by Jack, Part 4: Mere Evolution

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    Surprised by Jack, Part 4: Mere Evolution | David Williams

    In short, Lewis made it quite clear in his writings that he believed that there is no real conflict between mere evolution and mere Christianity. Read More >

    Going Deeper PART 4 of 4