Monthly Archives: September 2014

Preparing for Easter

Preparing for Easter: 50 Devotional Readings from C.S. Lewis just released on February 14 in the lead up to Lent, which begins March 1. I’m grateful to be the editor of this collection. I recently sat down to interview with All About Jack, a podcast hosted and managed by William O’Flaherty. Below are a …

February 22, 2017 3:39 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Discover the Complete C. S. Lewis Library

HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, is pleased to announce the addition of 18 C. S. Lewis classic works to their publishing program. On sale today, these paperbacks have been reissued with vibrant updated covers and deckled paper edges to add appeal to any Lewis fan’s bookshelf. Included are classics …

February 14, 2017 7:45 am Published by Leave your thoughts
pain and grief

Pain and Grief

The suffering of life doesn’t seem to pair with the goodness of God. I like to quote Anton Chekhov, the famous Russian short story writer and a Christian. He says that there should be a someone with hammer at the head of every happy man, “reminding him with a knock …

January 28, 2017 2:48 pm Published by
A Look at Lewis’s Poetry

A Look at Lewis’s Poetry

C.S. Lewis’s poetry is probably the least well-known part of his output. It is also probably the least liked part. People complain that Lewis had a tin ear as a poet. He didn’t give us verse that sings. It’s too full of knots. So they say.

January 9, 2017 5:12 am Published by 1 Comment

What If We Really Found Him?

It’s curious how time itself is celebrated each new year. We often observe moments in time and hallmark them as memories, the birth of a child or a particular tradition, for example. But time is never more centrally celebrated–worldwide–than during New Year’s Eve and Day.

December 27, 2016 10:01 pm Published by Leave your thoughts
Echoes of Eden

Echoes of Eden

I want to begin by explaining why I chose this title. First, we go back all the way to Lewis’ childhood. From a very early age Lewis had loved fairy stories, legends and myths. He delighted particularly in the myths of the Norsemen – the sagas of Norway and Iceland. …

December 23, 2016 6:29 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

How Landscapes Influenced Lewis

My first experience with the fiction works of C.S. Lewis was with reading The Chronicles of Narnia. My wife and I were on vacation in England in 1966 when I bought my first of many sets of the Narnia stories.

December 4, 2016 3:52 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Lewis On Death

American culture (and Western culture generally) has a difficult time dealing with death and the dying. We often do not know how to interact with those who are terminally ill. In a culture that is all about this life, consuming goods and living life to its fullest, death is the …

December 2, 2016 1:22 am Published by 4 Comments
Reflecting on Thanksgiving

Reflecting on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving in the United States is a time of calm before the expectant weeks of Advent. At least for a moment, the travesty and distress of the world is exchanged for feasting and consciously remembering the good providence of God. He is good, but the world is falling away. The mask of …

November 19, 2016 2:08 am Published by Leave your thoughts

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