The life of cs lewis this summary is indebted to many biographies of lewis, but especially to george sayer‟s jack (2nd edition, crossway, 1994) i his parents albert was a successful lawyer in belfast. Cs lewis was a reputed scholar, prolific writer and noted novelist who infused biblical themes in his story lines, his novel, the pilgrim’s regress following john bunyan’s style in the pilgrims progress was the first of christian publications he would make and more. From the spring 2017 issue of knowing & doing:: a biography of mere christianity by george marsden professor of history emeritus at university of notre dame biography of a book may sound like an unusual concept, but books do have their own lives, and some books have shaped the world profoundly. In his biography jack: a life of c s lewis, he wrote: were they lovers owen barfield, who knew jack well in the 1920s, once said that he thought the likelihood was fifty-fifty.
Cs lewis's lost aeneid: arms and exile (ed at reyes, 2011 includes the surviving fragments of lewis's translation of virgil's aeneid, presented in parallel with the latin text, and accompanied by synopses of missing sections). Lewis' stepson douglas gresham stated in his biography of lewis that the relationship will remain a mystery that he regarded her as an adoptive mother, and felt a filial duty towards her, became more apparent in later life, when mrs moore became difficult, demanding, and eventually demented  due to alzheimer's disease. Mere christianity, c s lewis's eloquent and winsome defense of the christian faith, originated as a series of bbc radio talks broadcast during the dark d.
A selected annotated bibliography of works by or on lewis books by c s lewis autobiography all my road before me: the diary of c s lewis, 1922-1927 (1992), ed. Buy c s lewis: a biography 2rev ed by a n wilson (isbn: 9780007202713) from amazon's book store everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Less grim c s lewis, according to his friend and phy-sician, dr robert havard, was greatly disheartened by the outbreak of the war in addition to experiencing. Cs lewis, a man of varying talents, is remembered for his radio broadcasts and books reaching millions worldwide this revised biography, created with full access to family papers and personal documents, is written by two men who knew lewis well. C s lewis biography - clive staples lewis (29 november 1898- 22 november 1963), commonly referred to as cs lewis was an irish author and scholar, born into a protestant family in belfast, though mostly resident in england.
Learn about british writer c s lewis, as was his biography surprised by joy: the shape of my early life into the wardrobe is not affiliated with any official. The vast christian readership will welcome this definitve biography of lewis--as will scholars and lovers of fantasy filled with fresh and frank revelations, cs lewis is the biography of a complex and passionate man--an acclaimed writer of literary merit and bestselling author of the beloved . Timeline of the life of cs lewis, from birth to death.
George m marsden princeton university press, princeton, nj 280 pages reviewed by michael parker the “lives of great religious books” series includes some of the greatest religious books of all time such as the dead sea scrolls, the bhagavad gita and the summa theologiae. Cs lewis: the scholar and novelist cs lewis (1898–1963) is best known for the seven books that constitute the chronicles of narnia. Cs lewis is one of the most influential christian writers of the twentieth century at the 50th anniversary of the beloved author’s death, lewis expert devin brown brings lewis’ story to life in a f.
Cs lewis was an author, essayist and christian apologist he is best known for his children's classic series - the chronicles of narnia biography. On the 50th anniversary of his death, this new c s lewis biography succeeds in deepening the appeal of his worksthe most abiding gift of c s lewis: a life is its fierce curiosity about the novels, letters, and books of popular philosophy that are lewis’ most substantial legacy. Cs lewis fascinates christians almost as much as his riveting tales of narnia and other alien worlds his fiction writing is often understood as a mirror of his spiritual journey, a question many of his fans know little about.