The Screwtape Letters by C. S. Lewis

see also 2018-07-21-The Screwtape Letters

  • "Only a real risk tests the reality of a belief" (35).
  • "...for all pairs of lovers without exception, bereavement is a universal and integral part of our experience of love" (63).
  • "The safest road to hell is the gradual one" (61).
  • "All virtues are less formidable to us once the man is aware that he has them, but this is specially true of humility" (69).
  • What is the church's teaching on our state of omnipotence when we die/go to heaven? (84).