The Srewtape Letters By C. S. Lewis: An Analysis

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Satan Beck, Richard, Taylor Sara. “The emotional Burden Of Monotheism: Satan, Theoday, And Relationship With God.” Journal of Psychology & Theology 36.2 (2008). Academic Search Premier. Web. 2 April 2013. Belief in Satan helps Christian believer’s attenuate ambivalent feelings about God in the face of painful life events. Two questions were examined. First, are robust notions of Satan associated with blaming God less for the pain and suffering inherent in human existence? In study I robust notions of Satan did predict more positive experiences with God. In study 2, robust notions of Satan were manifested by participants who were less likely to blame God for the pain and suffering in the world. These trends were consistent…show more content…
“Powers & Principalities.” Commonweal (2011): 14-17.Academic Search Premier.Web.21 Mar.2013. The author explores the modern concept of devil. He argues that author C.S Lewis has perpetuated the modern caricature of evil in his novel “The Srewtape Letters” through the real goals was to set evil within the terms of Christian apologetics. He also observes that in several motion pictures, such as “The Devil Wears Proda” evil is personified less as a cosmic power battling God for sovereignty than as a small-time dealer in individual favors as the source of humorous mischief. The Devil is no joke. “Joy of Satan” (2002). Web. 22 March 2013 The article Satanism is the original religion of humanity, Satanism is based upon the agent religions that predated from hundreds to thousands of years. Satanism predates Christianity and all other religions. There are different sects of Satanism. Joy of Satan Ministries is spiritual Satanism. Satanism is not a “Christian…show more content…
Sexual offenders, individuals often labeled as “evil”, are well aware of public images of themselves and their crimes. This article examines public discourses of “evil” as they pertain to sexual offenders and the views of sexual offenders themselves on what this means to them. The ethnographic research was undertaken in a prison unit designed for the treatment of sexual offenders. As a result, the issue of rehabilitation figured centrally in their conceptualization of evil. While admitting to being bad, and perhaps even having committed evil acts, they generally reject the label of “evil” as understood in essentialist terms. Wilson, Keith M, Jennifer L Huff. “Scaling Satan.” Journal of Psychology 135.3 (2001). Academic Search Premier. 2 April 2013. The influence on social behavior of beliefs in Satan and the nature of evil has received little empirical study. The Origin Of Satan, argued that Christians intolerance toward others is due to their belief in an active Satan. The belief in an active Satan was directly related to intolerance toward lesbians and gay men and in tolerance toward ethnic minorities. Results of this research showed that it is possible to meaningfully measure belief in an active Satan and that such beliefs may encourage intolerance toward

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