Charity: Charity (agap ē , αγαπη ) is a love directed towards one's neighbor which does not depend on any lovable qualities that the object of love possesses. Lewis recognizes this as the greatest of loves, and sees it as a specifically Christian virtue. Eros: Eros ( έρως ) is love in the sense of 'being in love'. This is distinct from sexuality, which Lewis calls Venus , although he does spend time discussing sexual activity and its spiritual significance in both a pagan and a Christian sense. He identifies eros as indifferent. This is good because it promotes appreciation of the beloved regardless of any pleasure that can be obtained from them. It can be bad, however, because this blind devotion has been at the root of many of history's most abominable tragedies. In keeping with his warning that "love begins to be a demon. ..", he warns
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Eros, specifically Christian virtue, lovable qualities