C. S. Lewis
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||November 29, 1898
||November 22, 1963
||Novelist, Scholar, Medievalist, Broadcaster
Clive Staples Lewis (1898-1963) was one of the intellectual giants of the twentieth century and arguably the most influential Christian writer of his day. He was a Fellow and Tutor in English literature at Oxford University until 1954 when he was unanimously elected to the Chair of Medieval and Renaissance English at Cambridge University, a position he held until his retirement. His major contributions in literary criticism, children's literature, fantasy literature, and popular theology brought him international renown and acclaim. He wrote more than thirty books, allowing him to reach a vast audience, and his works continue to attract thousands of new readers every year. His most distinguished and popular accomplishments include The Chronicles of Narnia, Out of the Silent Planet, The Four Loves, The Screwtape Letters, and Mere Christianity.
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- CS Lewis Comes to Bible Gateway! Announcing the ?CS Lewis Daily?
When and how did you first ?meet? the author and theologian C.S. Lewis? For me, it was through The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe and its sequels, which I fell in love with as a child (and still appreciate today). In the ...
- Tim Keller on the Writing Brilliance of C.S. Lewis - Desiring God
In this five-minute video, the final segment of a four-part conversation, Keller explains the difference between illustrations and images and recommends four books to start with if you're new to C.S. Lewis.
- CS Lewis: If You Can't Contextualize Your Theology, Your Thoughts
A passage from some theological work for translation into the vernacular ought to be a compulsory paper in every Ordination examination.? ?C. S. Lewis, ?Christian Apologetics? , in God in the Dock: Essays on Theology ...
- CS Lewis said it better about the supposed evolution of morality and ...
Lewis: At the moment, then, of Man's victory over Nature, we find the whole human race subjected to some individual men, and those individuals subjected to that in themselves which is purely `natural'?to their irrational ...
- C. S. Lewis Quotes - BrainyQuote
Enjoy the best C. S. Lewis Quotes at BrainyQuote. Quotations by C. S. Lewis, British Author, Born November 29, 1898. Share with your friends.
- BibleGateway.com is Offering a Free C.S. Lewis Email Devotional ...
The popular online bible website BibleGateway.com is offering a free email devotional about the writings of C.S. Lewis. The devotional starts Wednesday August.
- Interesting Letter From C.S. Lewis on Homosexuality - Patheos
Interesting Letter From C.S. Lewis on Homosexuality. August 9, 2013 By Mark Shea 1 Comment · over at the Register. Filed Under: Uncategorized Tagged With: Register Stuff 1 Comment. Array To Stop Al-Quaeda? Hilarious to Watch People Try ...
- My Top 5 Books by C. S. Lewis | Christianity Today
Mere Christianity. (HarperOne). Still one of the finest and most widely read explanations and defenses of the faith. Its shrewd approach and luminous imagery retain much of their power to excite and inform, even 60 years after ...
- A One-Man C. S. Lewis Show ? Justin Taylor
A One-Man C. S. Lewis Show avatar. This one-man show by David Payne gives a good feel for C.S. Lewis as a man and as a thinker. The setting is 1963 (the last year of Lewis's life), with Lewis addressing in his home a group ...
- C.S. Lewis on Being and Doing, Character and Plot - Patheos
Depends on what you mean by ?being? and ?doing.? Jonathan Beere, philosopher and author of _Doing and Being: An Interpretation of Aristotle's Metaphysics Theta_, argues that for Aristotle ?doing? (energeia) is an aspect of ...
- CS Lewis on the Ground of Democracy - Incarnatio
C.S. Lewis on the Ground of Democracy. According to Lewis, there are two possible reasons for believing in democracy: "You may think all men so good that they deserve a share in the government of the commonwealth, and ...
- C. S. Lewis and the Test of Coherence | John G. Stackhouse, Jr.
In Miracles (the book that gets my vote as the best generally overlooked book by C. S. Lewis), Lewis makes a point about the plausibility of the Incarnation that I want today to use in service of a related point, namely, ...
- Prefaces, Introductions and Notices: The art of C.S. Lewis, David ...
One example is C.S. Lewis's preface to The Problem of Pain. Lewis, the novelist, was by training and inclination, an academician. As an undergraduate student at Oxford, he won a triple first, the highest honors in three areas ...
- Quodlibeta: C.S. Lewis's Argument against Naturalism, part 2
C.S. Lewis's Argument against Naturalism, part 2. Early Versions of the Argument. In this post, I will summarize some of Lewis's essays where he addresses the argument from reason, prior to the publication of Miracles in 1947 ...
- The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis | Peace . Gold . Liberty
Chronicler of Narnia and theologian C.S. Lewis presents a series of letters written by an elder demon to a rookie devil attempting to tempt the soul of a young man in London at the start of WWII. Free Look Inside! on amazon:.