C. S. Lewis: His Most Controversial Statement?

From The Submerging Influence

C. S. Lewis is widely considered one of the most influential Christian thinkers of the last 100 years. While he never claimed to be a theologian, his stature in the Christian pantheon of leading figures is immense. His Mere Christianity and The Screwtape Letters have become classics and he is quoted in pulpits around the world every Sunday. Evangelicals in particular have nearly adopted him as a patron saint. So, I was surprised a while back to find the following quote which would make his more fundamentalist admirers stare in disbelief, and possibly put down unfinished in outrage. I found it very interesting (as is all of his writing) and well worth reading:

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