…I freely admit that, believing both, I have stressed the transcendence of God more than his immanence. I thought, and think, that the present situation demands this. I see around me no danger of Deism but much of an immoral, naive and sentimental pantheism. I have often found that it was in fact the chief obstacle to conversion.
–C.S. Lewis, “Rejoinder to Dr. Pittenger,” in God in the Dock (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1970), p. 181, from an essay originally published in the 1958 Christian Century