For Lewis, humility is not a matter of thinking less of ourselves—but less about ourselves, forgetting ourselves and turning outward in love.
Author Archives: Dr. Andrew Swafford
St. Stephen, deacon and first martyr of the Church, died at the hands of Saul somewhere in the mid-30s AD (see Acts 7:58).
The first thing to note about the “Hail Mary” is that it comes right out of Scripture.
While many in contemporary culture see faith as simply a blind emotional impulse, In his theological classic Mere Christianity C. S. Lewis describes it as a rational virtue.
There are a series of parallels between the Angel Gabriel’s visit to Zechariah and his visit to Mary, all of which allude to an important aspect of faith.