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The Screwtape Letters The Story Takes The Form Of A Series Of Letters From A Senior Demon, Screwtape, To His Nephew, A Junior Tempter Named Wormwood, So As To Advise Him On Methods Of Securing The Damnation Of A British Man, Known Only As The PatientScrewtape Holds An Administrative Post In The Bureaucracy Lowerarchy Of Hell, And Acts As A Mentor To Wormwood, The Inexperienced Tempter In The Body Of The Thirty One Letters Which Make Up The Book, Screwtape Gives Wormwood Detailed Advice On Various Methods Of Undermining Faith And Promoting Sin In The Patient, Interspersed With Observations On Human Nature And Christian Doctrine Wormwood And Screwtape Live In A Peculiarly Morally Reversed World, Where Individual Benefit And Greed Are Seen As The Greatest Good, And Neither Demon Is Capable Of Comprehending Or Acknowledging True Human Virtue When He Sees It


10 thoughts on “The Screwtape Letters

  1. says:

    It s great to read fiction that gives you a punch in a gut It s not often a book will hold up a mirror to you and show you some things you d rather not see The Screwtape Letters was that book for me.Every Christian needs to get a hold of this book and read it through It s helped me gain a deep understanding of how the forces of darkness try to u


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    I love this book it really makes you think For those who have not read it, the book is written as a compilation of letters from a tempter, Screwtape, to his nephew, a junior tempter named Wormwoood In the letters, Screwtape gives Wormwood adivce and counsel on how to best tempt his subject a young man who converts to Christianity, and then falls in love


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    If not for the fact that this is a satire in earnest, it would serve as a powerful absurdist invective against humanity itself If this book improved my view of Christians it was only because it points out that all the faults conspicuous in the rabidly faithful are equally well represented in the uninformed agnostic, if less readily apparent Lewis does his best to


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    It s always the books that I randomly come across or the spur of the moment reads that almost always end up pleasantly surprising me.This book was so out of my range and certainly not the kind I usually pick up but I wanted something different and wow, was it that It was thought provoking and very unnerving at times with an interesting premise that had me questioning a lo


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    Young Wormwood is on his very first demonic mission and is at a bit of a loss as to how to do this There s so many ways to corrupt, but which is the right way to do evil Indeed the safest road to Hell is the gradual one the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signpostsYour affectionate uncle, Screwtape. Luckily, he has


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    ToMR SOURPUSSMost Revered Lower SecretaryMinistry of TemptationDear Sir,At the outset, let me express my deep regret at a set of my letters to my wayward nephew Wormwood having fallen into the hands of a loyal servant of the Enemy and getting published I will take the liberty of saying most emphatically that this is not due to any lack of foresight from my part Your August Person used to k


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    Let me preface by saying I do not follow any one religious path I m a searcher, and I m not sure if I ll ever settle on one faith That said, The Screwtape Letters, an intense rumination on good and evil, as told through the letters of one demon to another, is a work I feel everyone should read, if to do nothing but understand the true nature of evil I ll admit, I picked up the book because I though


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    This is my first book of C.S Lewis outside the Chronicles of Narnia Series I want to balance my reading list with good, wholesome and inspiring Christian books so I decided to try the works of Lewis and look for an e book Fortunately, I was able to find one online so I started with Screwtape Letters.The Screwtape Letters is a series of letters written by Screwtape, a senior demon, to his nephew and a neophy


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    Where do I begin unloading this colossal bag of thoughts that are raging in my mind since yesterday Well, my friend, you seem to be the victim today So be it Don t term me evil it is just the scent of one, I lived with for the last five days.Actually, this work is hardly anything except for a bunch of letters, from a senior to a junior it is nothing than a series of succinct correspondence, gathered cannily and dis


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    Feb 23 , 2018 I just picked this up again to read through some of my highlights I also wanted to mention that this book is dedicated to J.R.R.Tolkien One of the biggest literary influences dedicating his book to another one of biggest literary influences, who also happens to be his friend If that doesn t warm your bookish heart I don t know what will __________________________________________________I will be honest, this wa


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