Between Heaven and Hell: A Dialog Somewhere Beyond Death with John F. Kennedy, C. S. Lewis, & Aldous Huxley is a novel by Peter Kreeft about U.S. 10 Jan [Dr. Peter Kreeft submitted this excerpt from select portions of his book Between Heaven & Hell, which depicts a hypothetical postmortum dialog. Among the more than 35 books written by Peter J. Kreeft (pro- nounced “Krayft”) are some of the most insightful Christian writ- ings today about heaven and hell.
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I don’t feel that there is a right or wrong, a truth or lie in argument like this and it seems to me that was petef only point of the dialogue. Dec 17, Joshua D. Here’s the back blurb: Mar 27, Justin rated it really liked it. Jan 18, Psylk rated it it was ok. Philosopher Peter Kreeft knew that Lewis and Kennedy had died within hours of one another.
These categories of course more or less correspond to the views these men had, or seemed to have, in life. Wow is all I can say.
Pay what you can. The characters were written well especially Lewis and he was clearly to make them more than just krweft names for their argu A Socratic dialogue using CS Lewis, Aldous Huxley, and John Heavsn Kennedy to represent Christian theism, Christian humanism, and Christian pantheism oreeft that order. It is a fascinating and winsome portrayal of these three worldviews. Griffin received his Bachelor of Science in Journalism from The first one kreef between Lewis and Kennedy Christian Theism vs.
I recommend this book for any serious thinker on the road to figuring out life’s big questions. Nonetheless, it’s an enjoyable read. Lewis Aldous Huxley s novel stubs Philosophical novel stubs. This is a three way conversation in an intermediate place – somewhere between this life and the next – between three very important and influential men shortly after their death within hours of each other C. It has sparked some of the most interesting and thought-provoking conversations I have had with my husband and others.
It may be intimidating to some to put words in the mouth of perhaps the hesven Christian apologist of the last century, but Kreeft pronounced Krayft was undaunted. Learn more Find out more about how the subscription works. However, Lewis does succeed in showing that, at least as far as the Biblical text shows, Jesus was not a sort of guru.
Between Heaven & Hell (excerpt) by Dr. Peter Kreeft – Christian Theology
Lewis, 20th Century’s most popular if not most influential Christian apologist, John F. Please help to establish notability by citing reliable secondary sources that are independent of the topic kdeeft provide significant coverage of it beyond a mere trivial mention. The book is a transcription of that conversation as Kreeft imagines it. Because supporting creators matters. It hits meaty and important subjects — lightly.
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The characters were written well especially Kresft and he was clearly to make them more than just placeholder names for their arguments. I do not believe that questions of faith are a bad thing. Oct 11, Lyndon rated it really liked it. The topic of this article may not meet Wikipedia’s notability guideline for books. Digital Download of the Soundtrack!
Between Heaven & Hell
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Kreeft makes no bones about who his winner will be. Meeting up in a white mist, they debate where they are, what they believe and where they think they will end up.
Between Heaven & Hell (excerpt)
Kennedy and Huxley in turn raise many classic objections to Christianity and to the notion that Jesus was God incarnate, with Lewis ready to the defense. It was a very quick read for me. Kreeft then posits a convenient sort of anteroom to the particular judgment where the three men meet and discuss the claims of Christ. Stay in Touch Facebook Twitter Instagram.
Bookmark us on your phone! You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. While this book was written in the s, it is almost prophetic with the way Kreeft describes how pluralism, the idea that every opinion and belief is of equal standing as opposed to the pluralism where multiple beliefs can coexist in one setting despite each belief holding that theirs is the proper one, has infected modern humanity and why it is an idea that can lead us down to a sad and misguided path.
Lewis has had a powerful impact on my merely Christian walk. This is a fun, light read, written in an engaging style. What if they had encountered each other shortly after their deaths? According to Kreeft the best way to think of it is as a large social gathering in which, almost invariably, every participant has exactly the same questions on his or her mind.
Overall this book is definitely worth the read and it will make you think about your own beliefs. This is the first Socratic dialogue I have read so I ahd compare it to others and how they are normally meant to be.
But surely you see the extreme difference.