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That Haunting Nihilism

I’m becoming an N. S. Lyons fan. “A Prophecy of Evil: Tolkien, Lewis, and Technocratic Nihilism” is the latest installment in The Upheaval, the mysterious author’s Substack. (He writes under a pseudonym.) This extended essay provides an arresting account of the deepening crisis in the . . . . Continue Reading »

What We Can’t Not Know

That April 8, 1966, cover of Time magazine became something of a cultural marker. It was completely black, except for the three words in bold red, “Is God Dead?” The subject, of course, was the “death of God” movement with which some theologians had excited public interest for a time. Now . . . . Continue Reading »

Lewis Remembered

C. S. Lewis: Memories and Reflections.By John Lawlor.Spence. 132 pp. $22.95. When John Lawlor became a student at Magdalen College of Oxford University in October of 1936, he found that C. S. Lewis was to be his tutor. At that time, of course, he knew nothing in particular of Lewis, but over the . . . . Continue Reading »

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