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

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

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

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Any patch of sunlight in a wood will show you someth...

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

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I need Christ, not something that resembles Him.

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

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The real pacificus is he who promotes peace, not he ...

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A young man who wishes to remain a sound atheist can...

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We were promised sufferings. They were part of the p...

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

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

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A clever schoolboy's reaction to his reading is most...

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

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