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Old 07-12-2014, 06:57 PM
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Thanks PotW. It is just weird for Lewis use an uncommon word about 5 times in an unusual way and only in this one letter (chapter). Lewis seems to never use festoon again except when he was making points about the Lord's Prayer. So he sees his own interpretations of the Lord's Prayer as garnishment to the traditional views.
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I guess Lewis likes to grab onto obscure terms and using them for his own purposes. He did that with Tao in his The Abolition of Man. I am not aware of him using that term in any of his other works either.
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The Tao was a very interesting term to use; especially since Lewis was steeped in Western ideas, not Eastern. I can't remember him even mentioning Eastern philosophy in any of his other books (although that might just be my memory).
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Lewis talks about Pantheism in a number of his books. In fact in Letters to Malcolm : Chiefly on Prayer, Lewis has a letter where he struggles with Christian Pantheism, and then with Panentheism. Don't ask me exactly what is Panentheism. In Pantheism god is all and all is god. In Panentheism all is in god yet god is more that all.

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