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Posted by Kendall Harmon

A moderated religion is as good for us as no religion at all—and more amusing.

--C.S. Lewis, Screwtape Letters, letter IX from Uncle Screwtape to his nephew the demon Wormwood

Filed under: * TheologyPastoral Theology

Posted February 28, 2010 at 8:00 am [Printer Friendly] [Print w/ comments]

1. sophy0075 wrote:

Even here, when writing to his own nephew, Uncle Screwtape is lying. Actually, a moderated religion is better for the Evil One, because its worshippers are willingly fooling themselves. Such is especially the case for those following the “religion of me,” in which one determines one’s own right and wrong.

February 28, 4:18 pm | [comment link]
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