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Summary of chapter 3: Tradition as source of truth


In Discarded Image (a compendium of lectures he gave at Cambridge), C. S. Lewis shows us that medievals trusted implicitly historical texts as the repositories of God’s truth. He also shows that they saw truth not just in Scripture and explicitly Christian tradition, but also in the words of the Pagan philosophers and the works of Greco-Roman culture. Continue reading