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God in the Dock; Essays on Theology and Ethics Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part I, Essays 19 - 23, What Are We to Make of Jesus Christ?, The Pains of Animals, Is Theism Important?, Rejoinder to Dr Pittenger, Must Our Image of God Go? Summary

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Part I, Essays 19 - 23, What Are We to Make of Jesus Christ?, The Pains of Animals, Is Theism Important?, Rejoinder to Dr Pittenger, Must Our Image of God Go? Summary and Analysis

Lewis asks us what we are to make of Jesus Christ in Essay 19. It seems odd that his moral teaching would be so sound and yet the claims to miracles, resurrection and the like seem so absurd. If Christ's claims are false, he seems to be a megalomaniac, and far from a great moral teacher. The two ideas go together if He is Lord but perhaps He is a legend; Lewis, as a literary historian, is convinced that the Gospels are not legend, as they are not artistic enough...

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