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C.S. Lewis and the Law of Nature

Reading Time: 6 minutes For years now, I’ve been putting off writing a review of Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis, but the time has finally come for me to take the plunge. One of my daughters asked for my thoughts about the book recently, and given that unpacking my deconversion for my girls was the reason I started blogging […]

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Why Faith Isn’t a Virtue

Reading Time: 6 minutes As a left-leaning atheist living in the most religious state in America, I stay keenly aware that those around me judge me on a value scale very different from my own. People around me see faith as a virtue, and many of them put it above all other values. They believe in the power of belief […]

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C.S. Lewis and the Argument from Spilled Milk

Reading Time: 5 minutes I see a quote from C.S. Lewis circulated quite a bit, and I’d like to give my response to the argument it presents. Perhaps when I am done explaining what’s wrong with it, you will start to see why Lewis admitted later in life that: Nothing is more dangerous to one’s own faith than the work […]