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Echoes of Eden

Echoes of Eden
  • Dec 23, 2016
  • Jerram Barrs
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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. …

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Grace Outlasts Pain

  • May 17, 2016
  • Zach Kincaid
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The eternal cause of pain is not clear; it wears a mask. But because God is good, we have hope of a ‘good’ eternal cause to our temporal conflicts. The Apostle Paul writes that we should not mourn like those that have no hope. Lewis says that this command must …

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Growing up with C.S. Lewis (And Staying Young With Jack)

  • Jul 28, 2015
  • Malcolm Guite
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A great paradox at the heart of Christianity is that Christians are called to be both child-like and mature! On the one hand Jesus says “whosoever shall not receive the kingdom as a little child, he shall not enter therein (Mark 10:15) on the other hand Paul reminds us: ‘That …

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The C. S. Lewis Classics As You've Never Seen Them

The C. S. Lewis Classics As You've Never Seen Them
  • Jun 24, 2015
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This vital collection of nine works by one of the greatest Christian literary figures of the twentieth century is now beautifully repackaged with full-color illustrated covers, rendering each one a coveted and vibrant addition to any Lewis fan’s bookshelf. These eye-catching covers are also a welcomed invitation for new readers …

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C.S. Lewis and The Man Born to be King

  • Dec 26, 2014
  • Joel Heck
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In 1943, Dorothy L. Sayers’ script of twelve radio broadcasts was published by Harper & Brothers as The Man Born to Be King: A Play-Cycle on the Life of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. She had written these dramatic episodes for the radio at a time when there was …

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Apocalyptic Themes in "That Hideous Strength"

  • Oct 31, 2014
  • Marisa White
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There’s no escaping the apocalypse. For all of us, there will be some “end of the world” experience: whether or not we live to see the cosmic end of all things, everyone must face the inevitable close of our earthly lives and our journeys into the beyond. This inescapable human …

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Lewis on Tolkien: 2

  • Dec 22, 2013
  • Zach Kincaid
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A childhood friend of Lewis was Arthur Greeves. He lived across the street from him in Belfast. Until Lewis’s death in 1963, he and Greeves remained close friends. Many of Lewis’s collected letters are to Greeves, who was an early influence on Lewis in relation to Christianity. In a letter …

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Lewis and His Dates

  • Mar 18, 2013
  • Devin Brown
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C. S. Lewis opens chapter four of his autobiography, Surprised by Joy, with this statement:  “In January, 1911, just turned thirteen, I set out with my brother to Wyvern, he for the College and I for a preparatory school …” (56). However, since we know Lewis was born on November …

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