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What Christians Believe - Part 3A (VIDEO)
This lecture addresses what the Christian life looks like from the inside, by those who are seeking to live by Christian virtues and values. Which virtues are you most attracted to and which did you find uncomfortable? Hope for heaven is a practical Christian value. How does it shape the way we think about the present and the future? When the theological virtues are mentioned in Scripture, the order is that of “faith, hope and love”; why might Lewis have written about them in the order of love, hope and faith?
This resource is part of a series on Mere Christianity. Click here to listen to the full series and to download the Study Guide.
Christopher Mitchell, Theologian, (1951 – 2014) was the third director of the Marion E. Wade Center from 1994 to 2013, and the first holder of the Marion E. Wade Chair of Christian Thought at Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois. Mitchell was also the Consulting Editor for VII: An Anglo-American Literary Review (now VII: Journal of the Marion E. Wade Center). Prior to coming to Wheaton College he served as a missionary and pastor. He has published several articles including “C.S. Lewis and Authentic Discipleship,” Knowing and Doing (C.S. Lewis Institute, Spring 2011 Issue.) Mitchell received his M.A. from Wheaton College, and a Ph.D. from the University of St. Andrews, Scotland, where his concentration was Historical Theology with a focus on Jonathan Edwards.