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The Intellectual World of C.S. Lewis

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Published by Wiley-Blackwell in Chichester, West Sussex .
Written in English


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Marking the 50th anniversary of Lewis" death, The Intellectual World of C.S. Lewis sees leading Christian thinker Alister McGrath offering a fresh approach to understanding the key themes at the centre of Lewis" theological work and intellectual development.

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LC Classifications823.912 L58MI
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Paginationxiii, 191p.
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25426070M
ISBN 10047067279X, 0470672803
ISBN 109780470672792, 978-0470672808
LC Control Number2012043029
OCLC/WorldCa819376764

Intellectual World of C. S. Lewis | Marking the 50th anniversary of Lewis' death, The Intellectual World of C. S. Lewis sees leading Christian thinker Alister McGrath offering a fresh approach to understanding the key themes at the centre of Lewis' theological work and intellectual development. This collection of eight essays is a supplement to Alister McGrath’s recently published new biography of C. S. Lewis (), a work which was able to take account of the full collections of letters, and which has been largely well-received, albeit it is the most recent of a frankly astonishing number of Lewis .

C.S. Lewis is to evangelicalism what Elvis is to rock music. It is doubtful that you will find a multitude of Lewis impersonators if you visit Las Vegas; it would certainly be comical if you did, but in the same way that Elvis is an unavoidable figure in the history of American pop culture, you cannot talk about Christianity in the 20th century without mentioning Clive Staples Lewis. This is one of the questions taken up by James Como in C. S. Lewis: A Very Short Introduction, a recent title in the Oxford University Press series of compact introductions to wide-ranging topics.

Learn more about C.S. Lewis. Browse C.S. Lewis’s best-selling audiobooks and newest titles. was one of the intellectual giants of the twentieth century and arguably one of the most influential writers of his day. He was a Fellow and Tutor in English Literature at Oxford University until , when he was unanimously elected to the Chair. The Intellectual World of C. S. Lewis, written by leading Christian thinker and bestselling author Alister McGrath, explores eight key aspects of Lewis' intellectual development and importance. Based on new research, this fascinating volume uncovers some original and important insights relating to the major themes of his work.


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He was a towering intellectual figure, a popular fiction author who inspired a global movie franchise around the world of Narnia, and an atheist-turned-Christian thinker. In C.S. Lewis—A Life, Alister McGrath, prolific author and respected professor at King’s College of London, paints a definitive portrait of the life of C.

Lewis. Marking the 50th anniversary of Lewis’ death, The Intellectual World of C. Lewis sees leading Christian thinker Alister McGrath offering a fresh approach to understanding the key themes at the centre of Lewis’ theological work and intellectual development.

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Based on new research, this fascinating volume uncovers some original and important insights relating to the major themes of his work. Over at the blog A Pilgrim in Narnia, Brenton Dickieson has done something kind of cool. He has taken C.S.

Lewis’ book An Experiment in Criticism —in which Lewis attempts to answer the question “what makes a great book?”—and listed in chronological order all of the great books that Lewis references.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 8. Lewis at the same time was becoming known in literary circles, initially by publishing articles and book reviews.

His first scholarly book, The Allegory of Love: A Study in Medieval Tradition (), was highly praised and established his reputation as a leading figure in British literary studies.

Later books on literature include A Preface to Paradise Lost (), The Personal Heresy: A. Pastors, professors, college and graduate students, as well as interested lay people, would benefit from reading The Intellectual World of C.S. Lewis by itself, or in tandem with Alister McGrath’s biography C.S.

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