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Lewis, Clive Staples. (1898 - 1963).

W o r k 

- a versatile personality and prolific author: a scholar, broadcaster, and author of several dozens of books for children, Christian apologetics, and literary criticism

The Allegory of Love (1936):

- a study of the allegorical treatment of love in the Middle Ages on the examples of English poetry, including Chaucer, Spenser, etc.

The Chronicles of Narnia (1950 - 1956):

- a series of seven fantasy children's novels

- incorporates themes from Christianity, characters from Roman and Greek mythology, and ideas from traditional British and Irish fairy tales

Mere Christianity (1952):

- a classic of Christian apologetics, transcribed from a series of BBC broadcast talks he was invited to hold during WW II

- avoids theological complexities in favour of a style easily accessible to common people and also to a non-believing audience


"There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, 'Thy will be done,' and those to whom God says, 'All right, then, have it your way.'"

From The Screwtape Letters (1943).


(Photo: Arthur Strong, 1947).

  • Author

    Clive Staples Lewis. (1898 - 1963). British.
  • Work

    Scholar. Novelist. Non-fiction writer. Author of The Chronicles of Narnia (1950 - 1956).
  • Genres

    Science fiction. Children's writing. Christian apologetics. Literary criticism.


"C. S. Lewis". Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation.

C. S. Lewis Foundation. Living the Legacy.


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