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

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If my duty to my parents is a superstition, then so ...

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By starving the sensibility of our pupils we only ma...

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

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

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

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I need Christ, not something that resembles Him.

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The Future is, of all things, the thing least like e...

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God will not be used as a convenience. Men or nation...

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Do not waste time bothering whether you ‘love’ your ...

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

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He does not despise real woods because he has read o...

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Of course the cat will growl and spit at the operato...

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The very power of textbook writers depends on the fa...

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And out of that hopeless attempt has come nearly all...

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Remember He is the artist and you are only the pictu...

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There is nothing like suspense and anxiety for barri...

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Talk to me about the truth of religion and I'll list...

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There is but one good; that is God. Everything else ...

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