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

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

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

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They say, 'The coward dies many times'; so does the ...

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For every one pupil who needs to be guarded against ...

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We are always falling in love or quarreling, looking...

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

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

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You are guilty of no evil, Ransom of Thulcandra, exc...

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

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

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

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

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Human beings, all over the earth, have this curious ...

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Then Hwin, though shaking all over, gave a strange l...

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The terrible thing, the almost impossible thing, is ...

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It is hard to have patience with people who say, ‘Th...

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