...What we want is not more little books about Christianity, but more little books by Christians on other subjects-with their Christianity latent. You can see this most easily if you look at it the other way round. Our faith is not very likely to be shaken by any book on Hinduism. But if whenever we read an elementary book on Geology, Botony, Politics, or Astronomy, we found that it's implications were Hindu, that would shake us. It is not the books written in direct defense of Materialism that make the modern man a materialist; it is the materialistic assumptions in all the other books. In the same way, it is not books on Christianity that will really trouble him. But he would be troubled if, whenever he wanted a cheap popular introduction to some science, the best work on the market was always by a Christian...Our business is to present that which is timeless (the same yesterday, today and forever) in the particular language of our own age. The bad preached does exactly the opposite: he takes the ideas of our age and tricks them out in the traditional language of Christianity.

C.S. Lewis From God In the Dock-Christian Apologetics


Popular posts from this blog

But Did You Die?

Gay Adoption

Sneaking Back In Through the Window