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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Child, to say the very thing you really mean, the wh...

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Literature adds to reality, it does not simply descr...

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Oh God, God, why did you take such trouble to force ...

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My idea of God is not a divine idea. It has to be sh...

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

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For in grief nothing 'stays put.' One keeps on emerg...

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I do not think either virginity or old age contempti...

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You would not have called to me unless I had been ca...

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When you are happy, so happy you have no sense of ne...

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Her absence is like the sky, spread over everything....

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the difference between the old and the new education...

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When I lay these questions before God I get no answe...

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To love you as I should, I must worship God as Creat...

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A man can no more diminish God's glory by refusing t...

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We do know that no person can be saved except throug...

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For you will certainly carry out God's purpose, howe...

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No doubt Pain as God's megaphone is a terrible instr...

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Doubtless, by definition, God was Reason itself. But...

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I ended my first book with the words 'no answer.' I ...

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