Clyde Kilby

How Landscapes Influenced Lewis

  • Dec 04, 2016
  • Douglas Gilbert
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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.

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C.S. Lewis Sat Here

  • Aug 20, 2009
  • Will Vaus
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The first time I visited Oxford, in 1982, the porter at Magdalen College didn’t even recognize the name— C. S. Lewis. I had asked him if he could give me directions to Lewis’s former home in Headington Quarry. Obviously he could not and did not. Things have changed a lot …

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A Picture-Perfect Look at the Inklings’ Oxford

  • Jul 01, 2009
  • David C. Downing
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If you can’t make it to Oxford any time soon, perhaps the next best thing would be to get yourself a copy of The Inklings of Oxford, with text by Harry Lee Poe and photographs by James Ray Veneman (Zondervan, 2009). And if you are going to Oxford, you might …

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How Landscapes Influenced Lewis

  • Feb 16, 2009
  • Douglas Gilbert
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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. I remember finding the stories fascinating as both good story …

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Lewis and Stonehenge

  • Aug 15, 2008
  • Will Vaus
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Clyde Kilby, in C. S. Lewis: Images of His World, stated that C. S. Lewis was “fascinated by the ancient monument of Stonehenge, near Amesbury, Wiltshire”. Of course, countless people have been intrigued by Stonehenge because it is a 5000 year old mystery. What was the original purpose of this …

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