Book Review: The Great Divorce

Bob FranquizBooks

006065295001_sclzzzzzzz_ I have wanted to read The Great Divorce by C.S. Lewis for quite some time now, and finally got around to it. I liked it, but to be totally honest, I don’t know if I completely got it. I need to read it again.

Although, Lewis’ preface says this book is not meant to be an explanation of his beliefs concerning hell, I think some of his theology naturally leaks out (it happens to every communicator).

From reading the book, it seems that Lewis believes that the unregenerate will be able to repent after their death. He seems to believe that hell is not a place of conscious torment, but instead, a town where people stew in the sins they wouldn’t let go of, much like a baby sitting in a dirty diaper. I liked the book. I’m interested to read some reviews that others wrote about it. It got me thinking, which is what good books do…