William O’Flaherty

Jack in Retrospect Monthly – April

  • Apr 03, 2013
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During April, over the years, three books of letters from C.S. Lewis were posthumously released. Two books in the middle of series and more than a dozen talks or essays were first heard or became available this month as well. Not long after his death, on April 18, 1966, Letters …

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Jack in Retrospect Monthly – March

  • Mar 03, 2013
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The month of March in C.S. Lewis’s life includes two “firsts” and two “finals.” His first book ever published happen this month and the first book collection of essays also came out in March. As to finals, The Last Battle was released and the bulk of the last BBC radio …

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Jack in Retrospect Monthly – February

  • Jan 30, 2013
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Last month we began a series that gave highlights of various events and experiences in C.S. Lewis’s life as a way to celebrate his impact in light of this year being the 50th anniversary of his death. It wasn’t possible to even list everything in that column and this month …

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Jack in Retrospect Monthly – January

  • Jan 09, 2013
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November 22, 2013, marks the 50th anniversary of the death of C.S. Lewis. His impact on the life of others over the last half-century has continued to grow. It seems only natural to celebrate his many accomplishments and review some of the major events in his life in this first …

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Scewtape and Halloween

  • Nov 01, 2012
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This year is the 71st anniversary of the devilish correspondence first appearing in The Guardian prior to being released in book form the following year. It just so happens that today the 27th letter was published in 1941. While there is no material directly related to Halloween in this letter …

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Anniversary of Lewis's First Broadcast Talk

  • Aug 11, 2012
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If you lived in England in August of 1941, you would have had a front-row seat to a historic broadcast on the BBC. Beginning at 7:45 p.m. on August 6th, C.S. Lewis stepped up to the microphone for fifteen minutes and gave his first talk on the radio. “Right and …

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An Interview: C.S. Lewis Goes to Heaven

  • Jul 01, 2012
  • William O'Flaherty
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C.S. Lewis Goes to Heaven: A Reader’s Guide to The Great Divorce is a book by Dr. David Clark that was released earlier this year. Dr. Clark is a retired professor of New Testament and Greek, who has taught on the Bible school, liberal arts college, seminary and graduate school …

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