CS LEWIS THE 4 LOVES EBOOK

The Four Loves summarizes four kinds of human love--affection, friendship, erotic love, and the love of God. Masterful without being magisterial, this book's wise. “But very few modern people think Friendship a love of comparable value [to Eros] or even a love at all,” says Lewis in “The Four Loves.”. STUDY GUIDE to. The Four Loves. By C.S. Lewis. Introduction. The Four Loves was Lewis' look at some of the different loves described in Greek thought.


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CS LEWIS THE 4 LOVES EBOOK

But even in this innocence their is the danger of selfishness.

CS LEWIS THE 4 LOVES EBOOK

Of hoarding something or someone cs lewis the 4 loves their pain, or our. This is the least jealous of the loves. Funny that Lewis also states that if a male and female of same interests and goals, who are not repulsive to each other and love no one else, will eventually grown into Eros love.

No true friendship, for single male and single female for Lewis. But although he speaks of this love as the least needed, it seems the most enjoyed and the longest lasting of the earthy loves.

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It can be a wonderful light, or a scorching fire. Romantic or erotic love: It is the love that is least thought about but most felt. It will be completely destroyed cs lewis the 4 loves Lewis as destroying the mountain view when you locate it in the retina, by analyzing it.

It is sexual and not.

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It seeks one and only one person. Indeed, unless they are physically repulsive to each other or unless one or both already loves elsewhere, it is almost certain to do so sooner or later.

And conversely, erotic love may lead to Friendship between the lovers.

CS LEWIS THE 4 LOVES EBOOK

Lewis goes on to say, "to the Ancients, Friendship seemed the happiest and most fully human of all loves; the crown of life and the school of virtue. The modern world, in comparison, ignores it".

Growing out of companionshipfriendship for Lewis was a deeply appreciative love, though one which he felt few people in modern society could value at its worth, because so few cs lewis the 4 loves experienced true friendship.

Lewis recognizes this selfless love as the greatest of the four loves, and sees it as a specifically Christian virtue to achieve.

The interesting thing about this book is that cs lewis the 4 loves Lewis wrote it he had not been in a relationship he remained single until he met Joy Davidman, which is actually the subject of a book, a movie, and even a play so he is not actually writing from experience.

However, we should Lewis explores love 24 March This is one of those books that every time I read it this is the third time I think I learn something new, so I guess I am going to have to put this book up in the realms of literature.

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However, we should note that Eros plays only one part of cs lewis the 4 loves particular book and, as Lewis demonstrates, love is much, much more than erotic love.

The title of the book comes from the idea that in Greek there are four different words for love and Lewis puts them down as: Like the Symposium which no doubt he was familiar with he also rates them in the order of importance, cs lewis the 4 loves Charity being the highest form of love.

In each of my friends there is something that only some other friend can fully bring out.

CS LEWIS THE 4 LOVES EBOOK

By myself I am not large enough to call the whole man into activity; I want other lights than my own to show all his facets



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