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

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

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

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For my own part, I tend to find the doctrinal books ...

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There are a dozen views about everything until you k...

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Straight tribulation is easier to bear than tribulat...

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When the voice of your friend or the page of your bo...

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Do you think I care if Aslan doomes me to death?” sa...

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I was the lion who forced you to join with Aravis. I...

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

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In Gethsemane the holiest of all petitioners prayed ...

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I'm on Aslan's side even if there isn't any Aslan to...

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Do not dare not to dare.

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

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

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I enjoy writing fiction more than writing anything e...

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They call him Aslan in That Place,' said Eustace.'Wh...

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The great thing, if one can, is to stop regarding al...

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Never use abstract nouns when concrete ones will do....

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