Actor Max McLean points out an insight from Lewis on the role of apologetic and other arguments in maintaining faith.
The movie opens with Lewis as an outspoken scientific atheist, whose view of science reinforces his bleak materialistic view of the universe.
Travis considers the history of Western thinking from Pythagoras and the pre-Socratic philosophers to Philo of Alexandria and onward.
Imagine a boy who tells a girl he could climb to Jupiter because a natural ladder stretches from our planet to it.
Self-appointed spokesmen for science often use the enormous size of the cosmos, with its billions of galaxies, as a club to beat up Christianity.