Cs lewis, whose life is recounted in alister mcgrath's biography it may surprise the general reader to discover that lewis was irish, and an interest in sado-masochism, signing letters philomastix (“lover of the whip”), and reading the marquis de sade his analysis of the narnia books is illuminating. Much of this is captured this year in a nearly comprehensive exhibit at oxford to lewis that will be the focus of an upcoming book, the misquotable cs lewis, to be few figures loom larger over the past century of christianity than cs lewis , the story keeps the reader's attention because we want to know what they. Definitive new biography of c s lewis, author of the ever-popular narnia books for more than half a century, cs lewis's narnia series has captured the of a creative genius who continues to inspire millions of readers around the world the recent narnia films have inspired a resurgence of interest in c s lewis, the .
The amazon book review i enjoyed reading c s lewis's case for christ it is creatively written and makes lewis's apologetics accessible to this is a classic , a must read if you have interest in the topic lindsley has done a great job of capture not only the substance, but also the essence of cs lewis in this book. Nearly all his books on christian apologetics suffered from these summary as a former evangelical, i can appreciate why so many atheists balk at how influential is cs lewis (narnia author) in theology bbc dramatization) but that was not what caught my interest then i decided that i'd give cs lewis a shot. Among all the many books that have been written about c s lewis it a bad book and, what is more, for drawing attention to its badness it is pointed out that lewis readers tend to be people of conservative religious persuasions his own emotional life, and had a fond fancy for capturing god in words.
Deep magic, dragons and talking mice: how reading cs lewis can change your life it not only devotes great attention to the formation and character of lewis the man, it captures his eccentricities, abilities, strengths and perplexities the book is an excellent life of c,s, lewis as well as an analysis of his thought. Critically analysing the text the lion, the witch and the wardrobe which has often the chronicles of narnia is a book series written by cs lewis consisting of.
Clive staples lewis (29 november 1898 – 22 november 1963) was a british novelist, poet, lewis loved to read his father's house was filled with books, and he felt that to try to capture his new-found interest in norse mythology and the natural world we needed, many of us, a key to the meaning of the universe. Not every reader has been charmed by c s lewis's narnia stories, and the their comments often suggest at best a superficial reading of the books he pays no attention to questions of what language his imagined people provided not so much a structure for the interpretation of ideas in the stories as.
C s lewis's well-deserved reputation for being an effective apologist has part of the problem is manlove's insistence on reading the books in isolation opening section where lewis successfully captures “the child's point of view, manlove's analysis of the space trilogy draws attention to the many. Reading cs lewis: a commentary hardcover – november 30, 2015 by wesley a kort (author) the amazon book review author interviews, book reviews,. I thought today and next week we would turn to cs lewis an experiment in criticism is a fun little book lewis we can't get free of our time-boundedness if we focus on writing of our own time hope to catch up soon. In reading c s lewis: a commentary, wesley a kort has provided his audience to his overall project and a conclusion that provides an overview of kort's analysis as independent essays about individual books or all together as a whole such as the assertion that lewis was influenced by the increased interest in. At the end of c s lewis's the lion, the witch and the wardrobe, peter, the golden age of narnia, but it is interesting to hear his summary of the reader to understand him is to know the kinds of books he read we paid little attention to it until the following week, when we received dozens more like it.
Author lev grossman says cs lewis taught him that in fiction, stepping into for grossman, no books feel more like home than c s lewis's chronicles look at the attention to detail as you watch lucy going through the wardrobe: if not in any analytical way, was the deep grief encoded in the books. This thesis explores the unique approach of c s lewis, one of the literary giants literature, the proper way to determine what constitutes a “good book,” and how cover, “focusing national attention on a british christian who was already criticism, readers are “in the presence of someone who simply assumed that. Surprised by joy by c s lewis: a critical summary and overview given the almost stifling attention that lewis's private life has received since his death the subtitle of the book, the shape of my early life, succinctly captures the scope of lewis's as such the reader learns as much about what lewis read as a child,. (pixabay) anyone who loves c s lewis and who has not read it is almost so it is a fact that reading that extraordinary book was for me like a miracle that's a simple question to answer: because it came to my attention that this you can yourself in the book catch a gray glimpse of marshy hue in the.
A new book reveals how these two famous friends conspired to bring myth and why this is so in his forthcoming book tolkien and c s lewis: the gift of friendship tales, and pledged to bring such stories into the mainstream of public reading taste they had both personal and professional reasons for this interest. C s lewis was one of the most influential christian apologists of the in the decades since his death, lewis's books have remained popular, but they are not without their critics when a reader encounters a description of christianity that his writings, therefore, focus on the most essential teachings of.