The four loves [c s lewis] -- analyzes the feelings and problems involved in different types of human love, including familial affection, friendship, passion, and charity home worldcat home about worldcat help search search for library items search for lists search for contacts. Originally 'the four loves' series was recorded by lewis in london in 1958, prepared as 10 talks to air on the ‘protestant hour’ on american radio i believe the first two talks addressed. Cs lewis wrote a wonderful book called the four loves on this theme you are right jesus uses a variant of “agape” in the first two questions to peter and then changes to a variant of “phileo. The four loves summary cs lewis, the author of the four loves, says some people are glad the english language uses both the words love and like he says his own generation was told not to say i love strawberries, but to use the work like in that instance. The four loves dathan & carsten hamann the importance of love 1 john 4:8 whoever does not love does not know god, because god is love 1 peter 4:8 above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins mark 12:31 the second is this: 'love your neighbor as yourself.
'the four loves' teaches you so much about the nature of the different types of love (affection, friendship, eros, charity) some of the loves are intertwined with each other, however, you will soon be able to distinguish one from another. Note: citations are based on reference standards however, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study the specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. The four loves summarizes four kinds of human love--affection, friendship, erotic love, and the love of god masterful without being magisterial, this book's wise, gentle, candid reflections on the virtues and dangers of love draw on sources from jane austen to st augustine. This is an illustration of cs lewis’ talk about the fourth of the four loves – ‘agape’ or ‘god's love for man and the christian's love for the believers.
We did a study on the four loves in church and home groups about 12 years ago yes, it does change your thinking, attitudes, willingness to accept and to be open to others it is why i open my home, spare room and heart to others. “to love at all is to be vulnerable love anything and your heart will be wrung and possibly broken if you want to make sure of keeping it intact you must give it to no one, not even an animal. In trying to match four loves to four scales of measurement, i already had help from matching the logic of electoral procedure to the logic of measurement that is to say the progressively greater measurement of freedom of choice could be compared to that of loving relationships.
4 types of love in the bible learn the different types of love in the scriptures is the highest of the four types of love in the bible this term defines god's immeasurable, incomparable love for humankind it is the divine love that comes from god god alone loves in the completeness and perfection of love compare this well-known. The four loves ‘i am special and extraordinary i am not average i have been custom-made i am one of a kind of all the things god created, what he is most proud of is me i am his masterpiece, his most prized possession i will keep my head held high, knowing i am a child of the most high god, made in his very image. The four loves by cs lewis - calvin college. In this remarkable recording, cs lewis shows why millions of readers have acclaimed him the greatest spokesman for christianity in the twentieth century.
The four loves audiobook, by c s lewis in this remarkable audio, cs lewis shows why millions of readers have acclaimed him the greatest spokesman for christianity in this century in a resonant, baritone voice, lewis explores the nature of the four greek words that are translated love in english:storge (affection)philia. Cs lewis's famous work on the nature of love divides love into four categories: affection, friendship, eros and charity the first three are loves which come naturally to the human race. The four loves love, love, love, love feb 18, 2017 zach kincaid 0 comments love is often overused and undervalued we love everything from foods to cars, from movies to retailers, from people to god himself we may not consciously distinguish one use of love from another, in part because our speech is becoming more and more informal and. Love is arguably the most important value of all everyone needs to love and be loved in return this trope applies when a character's main motivation is to love, be loved or both because love can apply in many situations and circumstances, for a better study of this trope, the concept of.
The four loves is a book by c s lewis which explores the nature of love from a christian and philosophical perspective through thought experiments  the book was based on a set of radio talks from 1958, criticised in the us at the time for their frankness about sex  need/gift love. A study of the four loves divides very easily into a two-part discussion, or even a four-part one if you wish to look at each love separately and/or to incorporate questions raised by the introduction, and the chapter on sub human loves as well. Excerpt “god is love,” says st john when i first tried to write this book i thought that his maxim would provide me with a very plain highroad through the whole subject. In this passage from the four loves, lewis examines the distinction between divine and human love, and how god's version has the power to transform our own vi charity god, as creator of.