Apparently, one of my favorite authors did not originate one of my favorite quotes…

“You don’t have a soul. You are a soul; you have a body.”

I [and many, many others] have probably always assumed that C.S. Lewis originated this line about the mortal and the immortal. Turns out, this quotation cannot be found in any of his writings. Below is a link to a short article explaining where this quote actually came from, as well as a personal opinion regarding the theological accuracy of the phrase.

http://thomasthurman.org/body

What do you think? Personally, I still like the quote – although now I know that Mr. Lewis did not say it.

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