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What If We Really Found Him?

  • Dec 27, 2016
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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.

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What If We Really Found Him?

  • Jan 06, 2015
  • Zach Kincaid
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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.

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8-Part Interview with C. S. Lewis's Stepson, Douglas Gresham

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  • May 31, 2014
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In observance of the 50th anniversary of the passing of literary giant C. S. Lewis in the Fall of 2013, HarperOne recorded an 8-part interview with Lewis’s stepson, Douglas Gresham.  The interviews were conducted by writer and editor Martin Wroe, and cast a touching personal light on the man Douglas …

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C. S. Lewis’s Eternal Legacy

  • Jan 01, 2014
  • Charlie W. Starr
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Last November brought the 50th anniversary of the death of C. S. Lewis (as well as his 115th birthday) who passed on the day John F. Kennedy was assassinated. Numerous books have been released about Lewis this year, and half a dozen or more conferences have been held to celebrate …

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Remembering C. S. Lewis, 50 Years Later

  • Nov 21, 2013
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On November 22, 2013, in Westminster Abbey, a memorial was dedicated to C. S. Lewis, one of the great minds of the twentieth century. There, on the 50th anniversary of his death, Lewis took his place in the Poets’ Corner, alongside such greats as John Keats, William Blake, and T. …

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Jack in Retrospect Monthly – November

  • Nov 04, 2013
  • William O'Flaherty
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This month marks the 50th anniversary date of Lewis’s death. He died the same day John F. Kennedy was assassinated, November 22, 1963. It was also this month that Lewis was born in 1898. On November 29, 1954, his fifty-sixth birthday, he gave his inaugural lecture at Cambridge. Two more …

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Anniversary of Lewis's First Broadcast Talk

  • Aug 11, 2012
  • William O'Flaherty
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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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The Ever-Expanding Lewis

  • Mar 14, 2011
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Lewis died in 1963. Most of his books were written in the 1940s and 50s. He was a popular author during his lifetime, but since his death his books have sold increasing amounts. This is most true of the last 10 years. Why the appeal? With the occasion of the …

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