AUTHOR | C. S. LEWIS



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C. S. Lewis | Novelist, scholar, broadcaster



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Clive Staples Lewis (29 November 1898 – 22 November 1963) was a British novelist, poet, academic, medievalist, literary critic, essayist, lay theologian, broadcaster, lecturer, and Christian apologist. He held academic positions at both Oxford University (Magdalen College), 1925–54, and Cambridge University (Magdalene College), 1954–63. He is best known for his fictional work, especially The Screwtape Letters, The Chronicles of Narnia, and The Space Trilogy, and for his non-fiction Christian apologetics, such as Mere Christianity, Miracles, and The Problem of Pain.
Lewis and fellow novelist J. R. R. Tolkien were close friends. They both served on the English faculty at Oxford University, and were active in the informal Oxford literary group known as the Inklings. According to Lewis' memoir Surprised by Joy, he was baptised in the Church of Ireland, but fell away from his faith during adolescence. Lewis returned to the Anglican Communion at the age of 32, owing to the influence of


Born: 1898-11-29

Born in: Belfast, Ireland







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In writing. Don't use adjectives which merely tell u...

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In great literature, I become a thousand different m...

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I would rather be what God chose to make me than the...

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Relying on God has to begin all over again every day...

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The decay of Logic results from an untroubled assump...

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No book is really worth reading at the age of ten wh...

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His education had been neither scientific nor classi...

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No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear.

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In those days a boy on the classical side officially...

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If there is a wasp in the room, I’d like to be able ...

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The homemaker has the ultimate career. All other car...

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What draws people to be friends is that they see the...

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You come of the Lord Adam and the Lady Eve,' said As...

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