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Superiority of Theology

To Lewis, no knowledge supersedes the knowledge that comes from God, chiefly through the Bible. He explores literary and collegiate knowledge, historical knowledge, scientific theory and others, but finds them all lacking. What's more, he points out there shortcomings, when compared to theology in such a concise way that the listener or reader can easily agree with Lewis's logic, even if they fail to agree with his theology.

Lewis does not discount other views without careful consideration. He offers that science and other belief systems offer some merit, as long as they agree with Christian theology. In his own life, he describes his journey towards Christianity, after some time in the study of science and other disciplines.

He describes his careful consideration of all world views he knew of. He explains that none made logical sense in the way that Christianity does. Finally, he admits that...

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