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Saint Augustine and C.S. Lewis and the Most Important Question

Augustine imagines God saying to him, “Take heart; you would not be seeking Me if I had not already found You.”

—from the book I Burned for Your Peace: Augustine’s Confessions Unpacked by Peter Kreeft, The “Inside Adress”: “Dear God,” (commentary on Augustine’s Confessions, (Book 1/Chapter 1/Paragraph 2)

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C.S. Lewis says he read somewhere that the most important question is what we think of God, and he replied: “By God Himself, it is not! How God thinks of us is not only more important, but infinitely more important.”

—from the book I Burned for Your Peace: Augustine’s Confessions Unpacked by Peter Kreeft, “Inside Adress”: “Dear God,” (commentary on Augustine’s Confessions, (Book 1/Chapter 5/Paragraph 5)

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