What makes a great author? Among attributes like winsome style and insightful content remains the uncanny ability to see cultural trends, the seeds of which are being sown now, but that won’t bloom for decades.
Read this and tell me if this isn’t today’s “postmodern,” pluralistic world?
Your man has been accustomed, ever since he was a boy, to having a dozen incompatible philosophies dancing about together inside his head.
Written seventy years ago in a religious newspaper called The Guardian, C. S. Lewis sought to describe the environment in which a devil-tempter tries to draw a human being, “the Patient” away from God. This is the environment Lewis brilliantly, poignantly described in first entry in a set of newspaper articles later published as The Screwtape Letters.
What do you think? Does that describe the world you live in?