C. S. Lewis Conversion Analysis

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Conversion is the defining moment when someone turns away from their old life and begins a new life on the path of Christianity. Every Christian has their own story of how they were led to the faith, but all of these stories share at least one similarity. That similarity is the acceptance of Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior. Accepting Christ is the only way to achieve eternal salvation and protection from eternal death. C. S. Lewis's conversion had multiple factors against him that make it seem almost impossible for him to become a Christian. When Lewis was nine years old, his mother died. This event hurt his family tremendously causing his father to withdraw himself. "At this point he lost not only his mother but also, in effect, his father. Albert Lewis became emotionally withdrawn and decided to send both sons to boarding school, an experience that proved very difficult for both boys." During his time at boarding school, Lewis began to have doubts about God and saw a similarity between Christianity and paganism due to the problem of evil he …show more content…
There is not a single way apologetics is done, and the same idea applies to intellect and relationship. Sometimes people need an intellectual approach while other people need a more relational approach. For example, intellectual people may prefer to learn about the similarities between science and Christianity. "Science depends on the assumption that the world is orderly and that our minds can access this reality...This conviction is best explained by the pioneers of the scientific revolution, who believed the cosmos is orderly because it was designed by the rational Creator of the universe who desires for us, as beings made in his image, to understand, enjoy, and explore his creation." In the end, the goal is to lead people to faith in Christ and help them gain an understanding of what Christianity truly