Miracles by CSLewis

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Miracles by CSLewis

1eschator83
Apr 7, 4:24pm

I've mentioned in other threads that the books of CSL were significant factors in my decision years ago to convert from protestantism to Catholicism. One element, I think in Mere Christianity, was his statement that his intent was to encourage me to enter the large building that is Christianity, but it was not to point me into any particular one of the rooms which represent the countless denominations, schisms, and heresies.
Perhaps I skimmed over this passage at least partially because I was thinking of all followers of Jesus as the big building, or Church, and didn't know much about the controversies between, and sadly even within all the sects.
This book (Miracles) worries me a bit because sometimes it seems Lewis writes more clearly when he describes doubts or concerns of skeptics than when he tries to describe a Christian view. But then, how many issues are there that all Christians agree to?
I'd be grateful for comments on how important miracles are to your faith. It seems clear to me that St Paul's vision of Jesus, and the experience of blinding and then recovery was his foundation. But why are reports of miracles now discouraged and declining?