141 pages. Softcover. Brand new book. LOVE. In this candid, wise and warmly personal book, C. S. Lewis reflects on the four basic kinds of human love-affection, friendship, erotic love, charity. He explores the promise and the perils of love between parents and children; love men share with other men and women with other women; love shared between man and women; and the love of and for God that deepens all love. Lewis also considers the questions of sex, possessiveness, jealousy, pride, false sentimentality, good and bad manners in loving, and the need for more laughter between lovers. "Deserves to become a minor classic as a modern mirror of our souls, a mirror of the virtues and failings of human loving."-The New York Times Book Review (Key Words: C. S. Lewis, Soul, Friendship, Erotic Love, Affection, Charity, Love, Sex, Possessiveness, Jealousy, Pride, God, Eros, Sentimentality, Manners, Loving, Laughter, Lovers.).
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Great read from a man who knows how to express what the Christian faith means in his life.
Jul 28, 2011
This is a book I would recommend to everyone who wants to discover what love means. It is the most thorough and wise book I have ever read on the subject. It is another non-stop read and re-read from cover to cover. It is a book about which one must make notes, highlight and stop intermittintly to breathe and reflect. It is a book one reads from evening to daybreak.
Apr 9, 2010
Not just philosophy, but explanation of experience
C.S. Lewis' Four Loves has long been respected as a philosophical work, but for those who have not yet read it: it is a must read for other reasons. Excellent, humanistic explanations and thoughts of the what's and why's of the different loves that every person encounters will change the way that the reader lives in love.
Jan 31, 2008
Deep philosophical work
In this clearly thought out and well written book, Lewis discusses the nature of love as it relates both to God and to our everyday lives. He talks about four types of love: affection, friendship, eros, and charity, detailing the rewards and perils of each. While you may not always agree with Lewis, this book will certainly make you think.
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