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Author Root, Jerry.

Title C.S. Lewis and a Problem of Evil : an Investigation of a Pervasive Theme
Published Havertown : James Clarke & Co, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (294 pages)
Contents Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright information; Contents; Acknowledgements; Preface; 1. Objectivity and Evil; 2. The Problem of Pain; 3. Lewis's Literary Criticism and a Problem of Evil; 4. The Rhetorical Aim of Lewis's Fiction in Light of a Problem of Evil; 5. Literary Analysis; 6. Conclusions; Permissions; Bibliography; Back cover
Summary C.S. Lewis was concerned about an aspect of the problem of evil he called subjectivism: the tendency of one's perspective to move towards self-referentialism and utilitarianism. In C.S. Lewis and a Problem of Evil, Jerry Root provides a holistic reading of Lewis by walking the reader through all of Lewis's published work as he argues Lewis's case against subjectivism. Furthermore, the book reveals that Lewis consistently employed fiction to make his case, as virtually all of his villains are portrayed as subjectivists. Lewis's warnings are prophetic; this book is not merely an exposition of
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples), 1898-1963.
Christianity in literature.
Good and evil -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Subjectivity -- Religious aspects -- Christianity
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0227903005 (electronic bk.)
9780227903001 (electronic bk.)