Cs lewis was a prolific irish writer and scholar best known for his 'chronicles of narnia' fantasy series and his pro-christian texts. Understanding mr lewis: life, times, works cs lewis chronicles harper collins cs lewis site narnia confidential an excellent resource site for all seven books in the series , cs lewis took part in a literary circle known as “the inklings” over decades this group met to share their works in progress. The show brought to you by rising image productions, an evening with cs lewis is based on the life and writings of cs lewis it is a heartwarming, funny and inspiring evening that will bring you closer to the man whose intellect and interests spanned from writing the children’s classic, the lion, the witch and the wardrobe to the landmark. Mere christianity: a revised and amplified edition, with a new introduction, of the three books, broadcast talks, christian behaviour, and beyond personality (1952 based on radio talks of 1941–1944) the authentic voice (formerly c s lewis: a dramatic life) lion, 2005.
C s lewis: a life–eccentric genius, reluctant prophet by alister mcgrath alister mcgrath has written an important and informative new biography of cs lewis that offers a penetrating and lively portrait of his life 50 years after his death on november 22, 1963. Cs lewis was born in 1898 and brought up in a very strict, religious household while he was quite young, his mother died of cancer but the stiff upper lip in favour at the time meant he wasn't allowed to grieve. Introduction by c s lewis here is a strange idea abroad that in every subject the ancient books should be read only by the professionals, and that the amateur should content himself with the modern books.
Cs lewis biography cs lewis was an author, essayist and christian apologist he is best known for his children’s classic series – the chronicles of narnia clive staples lewis was born on 29 november 1898 and lived until 22 november 1963. Mcgrath's bestselling books include the market leading christian theology: an introduction (6th edition, 2017) and the award-winning c s lewis—a life: eccentric genius, reluctant prophet (2013) this lecture series is supported by a generous grant from the john templeton foundation. Eric metaxas interviews walter hooper, friend and secretary of cs lewis, about lewis’s life and writings--uncovering fascinating stories about the beloved oxford don. Cs lewis was a twentieth-century novelist, christian apologist, and lay theologian today marks the 50th anniversary of his death you can find more resources on cs lewis here november 22, 1963, the date of president kennedy’s assassination, was also the day cs lewis died seven years. C s lewis excelled at plumbing the depths of the human heart, both the good and the bad, the beautiful and the corrupt from science fiction and fantasy to essays, letters, and works of apologetics, lewis has offered a wealth of insight into how to live the christian life.
Lewis's childhood cs lewis's own account of his early years reads like a list of books, along with a few people, that shaped his life lewis was born in belfast in 1898, the younger of two sons his parents albert and flora were both keen readers. If evidence of conversion is a new life, cs lewis was obviously a believer after 1931 many changes were apparent his life now had a purpose—to know and obey god. Cs lewis was the greatest christian apologist of the twentieth century he was also the author of works of fiction, including the chronicles of narnia , and of philosophy, including the abolition of man. Cs lewis was a prolific irish scholar, novelist, and author of more than 30 books he is best known for his ‘chronicles of narnia’ fantasy series, which have been adapted into various films arguably the most influential writer of his time, cs lewis is known for his vast works, which continue [. But jack, as cs lewis's friends knew him, was not bothered by fashion he was meticulous about the precise use of words, the quality of evidence presented in arguments, and meter in verse.
Below is an excerpt of the book's introduction not every reader has been charmed by c s lewis’s narnia stories, and the recent release of high-earning film versions of several of the books. Cs lewis is no exception to this cs lewis, author of “the chronicles of narnia”, “the screwtape letters”, “the space trilogy”, and many other literary works, has a unique writing style, which has been shaped by many things in his life and literature styles which he has come across. The cs lewis foundation is dedicated to living the legacy of cs lewis through our programs and events, including oxbridge and the kilns study centre cs lewis | the official website the official website for c s lewis. Cs lewis’s marriage to joy davidman did not enhance his reputation in great britian long assumed to be a confirmed bachelor, the esteemed professor not only married late in life, he married an american who was at once jewish, divorced, and personally rather abrasive.
Friendship, or philia, is one of the “loves” that cs lewis elucidates and celebrates in his book, the four loves, the others being familial love (storge), sexual love (eros) and divine love (caritas or agape) although not the greatest or highest of the loves, lewis saw friendship as the noble. Clive staples lewis (29 november 1898 – 22 november 1963) was born in belfast, ireland, on 29 november 1898 his father was albert james lewis (1863–1929), a solicitor whose father richard had. Throughout his life, cs lewis struggled with what he called the “argument from undesign,” the reality that nature exhibits cruelty and imperfection as well as purpose and beauty. Several c s lewis societies exist around the world, including one which was founded in oxford in 1982 to discuss papers on the life and works of lewis and the other inklings, and generally appreciate all things lewisian.
Introduction to athanasius’ on the incarnation introduction to athanasius’ on the incarnation — by cs lewis there is a strange idea abroad that in every subject the ancient books should be read only by the professionals, and that the amateur should content himself with the modern books. That it scants lewis the literary scholar is nearly my only complaint about alister mcgrath’s “cs lewis: a life” mcgrath, a professor of theology at king’s college london, writes in the. As c s lewis's personal chauffer, clifford morris shares his life and friendship with lewis in this rare book myers, doris t c s lewis in context (1994) an attempt to put lewis and his works in the context in which he wrote, which is in the linguistic theory that language was metaphorical and impressionistic rather than objective and. C s lewis: his life, this course is an introduction to the life of c s lewis, a survey of his writings, and an analysis of his contribution to christian imagination, theology, and apologetics (3 hours) this class functions as a free elective for most degree programs it is available for graduate or.
Cs lois on cs lewis 1 me and my introduction to narnia 2 favorite characters, part 1: the children 3 my favorite characters, part 2: royalty the name by which he was known to friends and family for the rest of his life  lewis was strongly opposed to the creation of live-action versions of his works due to the technology at the.