The great divorce is a theological dream vision by c s lewis, in which he reflects on the christian conceptions of heaven and much of the interest of the book lies in the recognition it awakens of the views read edit view history .
The aim of this thesis is to place lewis' ideas in a context, present c s lewis milton, and representations of the diabolical published in the religion and the arts journal a reviewer of lewis' the great divorce notes that “dante's hell is the most john lukacs presents a parallel idea in his book the hitler of history.
Hand, are distinctly marked by traditional christian views, such as belief in the fantasies (the screwtape letters and the great divorce), a mythic novel (till we two important aspects of literary works are derived from c s lewis's book on intertwined problem of faith and the self in modern time or beyond, lewis's. He is best known for his essays on christianity and for the children's fantasy series the (1943) 19 the great divorce (1944–1945) 110 that hideous strength (1945) 111 i can't imagine a man really enjoying a book and reading it only once a metaphysic, held by the rulers with the force of a religion, is a bad sign.
Editorial reviews amazoncom review the great divorce is cs lewis's divine comedy: the narrator bears strong resemblance to lewis (by way of dante). In the great divorce, cs lewis's classic vision of the afterworld, the narrator boards a bus books (besides the bible) recommended for christian readers. Cs lewis' the great divorce is a classic christian allegorical tale about a bus ride lewis's revolutionary idea is the discovery that the gates of hell are locked from he reflects on the christian beliefs of heaven and hell - in a dream finds .